Padel for the Planet: WWF Earth Hour Cyclothon, 21st March 2015

The day started pretty early today. I woke up at 4 am and reached WWF India office by 5.45 am, a bit early. Blame my excitement.

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At the entry gate. Lights are still on. 6 am. Awaiting for registration.

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With each passing minute the number of participants grew to a big gathering.

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It was a display of brand, type and accessories. Road bikes, Hybrid ones, MTBs, City bikes – all were there. Btwin, Trek, Montra, La Sovereign, Cannondale, Firefox, Hercules, Hero – you name it. No doubt cyclist wear the most slick items.

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Setting the tempo, WWF champs pouring energy through their words.

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And the ambassador – Neil Nitin Mukesh has finally arrived, few mins late than original schedule with officials of WWF and sponsor-er Canara Bank-HSBC.

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The 8 km cyclothon around Lodhi Garden. Two laps – 4 km each. Clean Delhi roads, less polluted morning air.

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It was a pleasant ride. It was fun.

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Half-an hour and the cyclothon came to an end. It was time to park the bikes and grab some refreshments.

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The real SHOW STOPPER
Abhishek Kumar Sharma, a youth who is undertaking a nationwide cycle yatra to generate awareness about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

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The most sought after item at the event – the Tshirt

The front Side (with sleeves)
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The back Side
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