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Ride into the sunrise: Your guide to a breakfast cycling tour to South Bombay

Ride into the sunrise: Your guide to a breakfast cycling tour to South Bombay

Soak in the sights and sounds of SoBo at this breakfast cycling tour. Plus, our guide to exploring the city and beyond on wheels Cycling…

Saturday, Nov 19

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Soak in the sights and sounds of SoBo at this breakfast cycling tour. Plus, our guide to exploring the city and beyond on wheels Cycling around Flora Fountain We went cycling last weekend. You would think that cruising down familiar streets won’t be too different from the dozens of times you’ve walked through or driven past them. But one of the many reasons why our breakfast ride in South Bombay (SoBo) served up new experiences was because the sights and sounds of the city are different at different hours of the day. Led by Wowfarers, a travel platform, these cycling trails take place every weekend. Participants can choose from midnight or breakfast rides in SoBo, or can pedal to Uttan and Manori.

This writer opted for an early morning spin around the southern tip of the city. Gathering at one of the Pasta Lanes in Colaba sharp at 7 am, we flag off the ride which takes us to Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Flora Fountain, Chowpatty, Asiatic Library and back to Colaba. At the meeting point, we are handed a tetra pack of ORS, a helmet and neon safety vests, and given plenty of time to choose and test the cycle we’d like to ride. The trail kicks off with founder Akshay Shetty detailing some simple instructions and then taking the lead. Akshay Chaudhary, a volunteer, trails behind to keep the flock together. Cycling around Marive Drive The breakfast route is a 16-km stretch, making it an easier option […]

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