On June 26, 2016, our club website ‘www.mangalorebicycleclub.com‘ was launched by Mr. Shantharaju KSPS, DCP (L&O) at Sahodaya Hall, Mangalore. He addressed the gathering and spoke about the need of taking up cycling in today’s lifestyle. Mr. Ganesh Nayak General Secretary of the club took the gathering through the website. Website was developed by Anand Bhandarkar from Tigerden solutions.
President Mr. Dony Menezes welcomed the Chief Guest and the gathering of around 100 cyclists from Mangalore. Mr. Ganesh Nayak briefed the gathering on inception of the club and growth over the last 5 years.
Senior cyclists of the club Mr. Ashoka Vardhana, Gopal krishna baliga, Dr. Udupa, Dr. Gopal Krishan Hebbar were honored during the function. Cyclists Mr. Dony, Mr. Kishan, Mr. Arvind K Y and Mr. P A Mohammad were recognized for their extraordinary performances in this sport. Achievers of 100 & 200 km league were also recognized.
Winners of MbC gang war 2016 winners – team cyclomaniacs led by Dr. Pritham were rewarded with certificates and Trophy. Winner of photography contest Mr. Venu Vinod was also rewarded.
Mr. Gopalakrishna Baliga and Mr. Kishan Bangera, stalwarts of the club also addressed the gathering.
Club is aiming to initiate more and more activities around cycling, which will keep this sport active in Mangalore.