Pedal fever grips Mumbai at midnight
20 cyclists reached Colaba’s 3rd Pasta lane to pick up their cycles and begin their midnight cycling. Wild Rangers organiser Roshan Dalvi gives out instructions to participants about the ride who are choosing their helmets to begin their midnight thunder. Wild Rangers initiated this event in 2011 with an aim to connect people for a social cause.Among the cyclists there's one who is 45 years old These cyclists take mini breaks to hydrate themselves and to recharge themselves for the track. Meanwhile, they use the opportunity to share their experiences as well.
Midnight cycling has caught everyone’s attention but it also has attracted untoward attention of bikers who in large numbers ride at great speed, creating problems for the cyclists. However, an alert police van takes care of it .The first half of the ride which began at Colaba ended at Shivaji Park around 3.00 am.
After relaxing at Shivaji Park, the cyclists again brace themselves for the return journey to Marine Drive.
For these cyclists, the night is still young.