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Mumbai to Goa on a fatbike – 3 – Gear selection and Bicycle Modifications

I’ve never bicycle toured in India and neither have I toured on a fatbike. Therefore I throw in “everything including the kitchen sink” in my panniers for the 100BeachRide. What is it besides the kitchen sink that I’m carrying? Find out in Part 3 of my Journal.

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Mumbai to Goa on a Fatbike – 1 – The inception of 100BeachRide

Every enterprise has a beginning. The 100BeachRide began with a phone call and insatiable urge to find the best Sol Kadi on the Konkan coastline. But there’s more to this undertaking than just gastronomic delights. Find out how it all started in Part 1.

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A taste of Sahyadri. Accessible monsoon weekend treks for Mumbaikars

With the monsoon around the corner, here’s a compendium of treks that is guaranteed to incite travellust. So grab those daypacks and hiking shoes Mumbaikars and head out to the Sahyadri. Western Ghats are one of the world’s eight “hottest hotspots” of biological diversity. Around 5,000 species of vascular plants alone grow there, as do hundreds of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and amphibians. A large number of these species are endemic to the Ghats: they are found nowhere else in the world. 

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