Saturday, December 1, 2007

Software engineers and businessmen are giving up speed, looks and comfort of the four-wheel kind to feel the bumps on a bicycle

Cycling to work is a trend which is gradually catching up in traffic-congested Bangalore, especially in the desk-work dominated software sector:

It is not unusual to see sweaty engineers pedalling to work and heading straight for the shower and a change of clothes once they get to the office. While Dasarathi has inspired a few colleagues with his environment spiel, Balasubramanya Ramananda, 35, a software engineer with a leading multinational, cycles to work every day because “I like it, though I am concerned enough about the environment to take the bus on days I can’t cycle.”

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Cycle section on flickr by Esthr

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