Cycling and Forts at Kelve, Shirgaon, Mahim and Satpaati — the Palghar Circuit

Five riders took off to discover a forgotten history on the west coast through small fishing villages. This expedition covers four forts that line the Palghar coast. And the best way to enjoy the countryside and the historical monuments is riding a cycle! One of the best cycling expeditions so far this year. Read all about the expedition here: http://bijoor.me/2013/05/12/cycling-expedition-to-kelve-shirgaon-mahim-satpaati-the-palghar-circuit/ Continue reading Cycling and Forts at Kelve, Shirgaon, Mahim and Satpaati — the Palghar Circuit

Cycling at Palghar Forts – Kelve, Mahim, Shirgaon – May 2013

A fabulous cycling expedition. Five riders riding through beautiful countryside with small villages lining the coast from Kelve to Satpaati, stopping to admire four historical forts along the way. Read all the details of the expedition at: bijoor.me/2013/05/12/cycling-expedition-to-kelve-shirgaon… Continue reading Cycling at Palghar Forts – Kelve, Mahim, Shirgaon – May 2013

Cycling along the mangroves of Mumbai

Uttan – Gorai – Manori – Marve – March 2013, a set on Flickr. After a break of about a month, I was eager to get back on the cycle. I cycled along the Western Express Highway till Mira Road, then took the detour towards the shore and rode along the mangroves of Uttan, climbed up Uttan hill, then down to Gorai. I visited the … Continue reading Cycling along the mangroves of Mumbai

Cycling on Elephanta Island – Feb 2013

Cycling on Elephanta Island – Feb 2013, a set on Flickr. Elephanta Caves on Elephanta Island is one of the well known tourist destinations around Mumbai. However, I decided to visit the island to try something different – I took my mountain bike there… to my pleasant surprise, I found a wonderful cycling route that circles the island along the shore and at the end, … Continue reading Cycling on Elephanta Island – Feb 2013

Cycling to Arnala Fort – Feb 2013

Cycling to Arnala Fort – Feb 2013, a set on Flickr. We went on a cycling trip from Andheri to Arnala fort – a round trip distance of about 120 km following a route that hugs the coast all through the Vasai island. The fort is on an island that can be reached by a rickety fishing boat overloaded with people and luggage. The island … Continue reading Cycling to Arnala Fort – Feb 2013

Biking to Bordi = Bullets + Beach + Boys

Biking to Bordi – Feb 2013, a set on Flickr. We went on a bike trip to Dahanu and Bordi. Four of us took our respective Royal Enfield Bullets and headed out without any plans. We ended up seeing Dahanu Fort, Dahanu Bay and then the superb Bordi beach. We ended the tour with a heavy Gujarati Thali at Umbergaon before heading back to Mumbai. … Continue reading Biking to Bordi = Bullets + Beach + Boys