Don't Want To Go Alone? Cycling Groups In Mumbai To Get You Rolling (For Free)

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    Ten-Second Takeaway

    Mumbai has a number of cycling groups, active & bustling with energy. These groups help to connect the cycling community in the city and are also vital for helping new riders to take up the sport through formal and informal mentoring. We've listed down some of the more prominent cycling groups below. Which one are you joining?

    Meanwhile, if you're not a group person, you can also rent your own cycle and go with your own people. Buy the best athleisure-wear from Shop on LBB, to have the most comfy cycling expedition. Pedal on, folks! 

    Mumbai Cycling Enthusiasts

    You would be surprised to know that this is one of the largest cycling groups in the world. Started way back in 2009, the group has over 11,000 members and has a vibrant culture of promoting cycling as a way of life in the city. The MCE group page on Facebook is the single portal for all cycling news, events, rides, cyclist networking and a lot more. They conduct women's special cycling tours over the weekends, cycle overlanding trips at Dhauladhar, long rides to places like Shahapur, and Fitfeat Cyclothons. 

    P.S: Carrying your own helmet is mandatory while riding.

    Pedal Bunnies

    This group rides from Juhu largely. It has over 120 members, and they conduct daily rides with distances varying from 30 kms up to 100 kms. This group has riders from Borivali till Bandra, and is very famous for being an extremely punctual group. The group is headed by Krish Captain, who conducts shorter rides within the city and even longer rides over the weekends. 


    Lake City Pedalers

    This group rides from Thane and was started with a cycling veteran Jose George. The groups boasts of over 200 members and conducts rides as well as riding events and races. In case you live around that part of the city, then this one is ideal for your you. 

    P.S: This is a private group on Facebook. Join it to receive updates about cycling events. 


    Ghatkopar Cyclist Club

    This group started in 2015 and conducts rides from Ghatkopar. Headed by Pankit Fariya, this one's a super helpful group for beginners and new riders in that part of the city. They had recently organized a clean-up ride at the Bhandup Pumping Station Junction. GCC also organizes cyclothons and rides for children. 


    Cycling For Foodies

    Mumbai also has a number of cycling groups like these, largely working through specific areas as well as specialized interests. A very interesting group, run by self confessed foodie Sunil Gandhi is known as Cycling For Foodies. As the name suggests, this group conducts rides with food as the main enticement. The group riders will generally ride to a prominent eatery, have a great time and return to pavilion. They've also conducted rides to Kamshet earlier. After all, distance is no stopper for a great foodie.


    Navi Mumbai Cycling Group

    In case you still haven't been to Navi Mumbai, let us tell you how beautiful the roads are- especially the Palm Beach Road. Ideal for cycling and long drives, it is a great stretch for you to explore over the weekends. The Navi Mumbai Cycling Group aims to discuss all things cycling in that area. The group also plans outdoor riding events to Dapoli, which is worth your time if you love cycling plus nature! 

    Pro-Tip

    The groups are open for all, and since these are more community groups for cycling, you don't really have to pay anything to sign up for the group riding events they conduct. All you've got to do is be a part of the group on Facebook.