Over 5000 cyclists from all over the country will take part in the “Saksham Pedal Delhi” a premier mass cycling event to be held here on 5 November.
The event will be held in -Elite Cycling (50km/30km), Amateur Ride (30 km), Open Ride (10 km) and Green Ride (5 km).- categories
The event is being organized by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) along with Cycling Federation of India (CFI) to inculcate the message of fuel conservation in the young minds.
Speaking at the launch here on Saturday PCRA Excecutive Director Alok tripathi said, through ‘Saksham Pedal Delhi’, country will have its first large-scale mass participative platform, that will promote fuel conservation across various sections of the economy and also propagate the message of reducing excessive dependency on oil.
CFI secretary general Onkar Singh hailed PCRA on their vision to promote cycling which will spread the message of a greener environment along with saving of fuel.
He further added that Saksham Pedal Delhi will provided a platform for our cyclists to become ambassadors of Oil conservation.’
Cycling is one of the non-mechanized modes of transport for short distances for day to day activities such as cycling to work, riding to nearby places etc. This not only saves fuel/money but keeps us healthy and fit. It also contributes to the reduction of vehicular emissions by reducing congestion and improving traffic flow.