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Cycle Events | The Velo Ride – Mumbai Midnight Cycling

Cycle Events | The Velo Ride - Mumbai Midnight Cycling


Worli-Naka- Haji Ali-Peddar Road- Chowpatty- Marine Drive— Colaba- Gateway of India- NCPA- Marine Drive- Peddar road- Haji Ali- Worli Sea Face- Shivaji park- Worli, Jambori Maidan.

Date: 17th November 2018

Reporting Time: 09:00 pm

Start Time: 09:30 pm

Meeting point: Worli, Jambori Maidan

Difficulty Level: Beginner

Route Type: Mostly Flat

Total distance: 35-40 km approx

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  • Fall in love with the city while you pedal by the Arabian sea
  • Meet new like-minded people
  • Relish some delicious snacks while you soak in the view by the bay

Is the Mumbai Midnight Cycling Ride for me?

If you miss cycling and want to get back, the Velocrush Ride (Mumbai Midnight Cycling Ride) is just for you. Enjoy the sea breeze, the quiet city streets under the moonlight. As the route is more of flats and consists of minimal elevation, everyone who has basic fitness are welcomed to participate.

Worli, Jambori Maidan

We meet at Worli, Jambori Maidan by 10:30 p.m and pick up our bicycles and nutrition for the cycle event. We introduce ourselves to one another and get a brief about the ride from our tour leader. While the sky turns dark and the moon shimmers its light on the waves, we head to towards Marine Drive Via Haji Ali- Peddar Road- Chowpatty on our bicycles.

Haji Ali

As we ride from our start point, we head towards our first Landmark in Mumbai, Haji Ali. Placed to our right, the Haji Ali Dargah looks like a tomb floating in the water. While over 8,000 visitors make their way to worship the saint, we pedal over Peddar Road and quickly pass the 19th Century era behind.

Marine Drive

We all might have been here in our cars or motor bikes, but on a bicycle, the feeling is exhilarating. We ride by the bay while we watch several stories unfold. Lovebirds chilling by the sea, friends catching up after long, people strolling, kids running around, chaiwallas selling Mumbai’s favourite cutting and us lost in translation while the endorphin kicks in.


We’ve been here endless times for shopping, haven’t we? But ever visited the same place on a bicycle under the moonlight?

It’s a sight never to be missed.

With the shutters down and dimly lit streets, the city is almost quiet while you pass Colaba towards the Famous Gateway of India. Here, the waves crash dozens of feet below while you watch the monument sparkle in the dark sky. 

A selfie here is a must!

Marine Drive (Taraporwalla)

Selfies are done and now it’s time to ride back home. We saddle up and ride back to Marine Drive Towards NCPA and head towards Taraporewalla for a much-needed refreshment break. We munch on some yummy sandwiches and ‘Mumbai’s cutting chai’ and relax by the bay. 

Once our body is refuelled, we head back the same way.

Peddar Road to Haji Ali

Enough with the storytelling, flat roads and easy riding. Now let us get your heart huffing and puffing on the other side, again. We silently pedal pass Chowpatty towards Haji Ali via the Peddar road climb. Once we tame the flyover, let’s roll towards Haji Ali while we enjoy the downhill.

Worli Sea face and back.

Hands on your brakes, don’t forget!

Worli Sea Face

Our ride is incomplete without the postcard view of the Worli Sea Face. A ride downhill gets us to pass Mahalaxmi temple and the Haji Ali Dargah towards the picturesque promenade that overlooks endless blue waters of the Arabian Sea.

With a distant Bandra Worli Sea Link as the backdrop and the entire Mumbai skyline behind, we pass and make way towards Prabhadevi (Siddhivinayak temple).

Shivaji Park

Last but not the least, we head towards the renowned Shivaji Park. We take a U-turn and head back to Worli, Jambori maidan to drop off our bicycles. 

  1. Cycle Rental

  2. Light Refreshments

  3. Helmets

  4. Expertise Charges

  5. Technician Onboard

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)

  • Helmet (Mandatory, only if bringing own cycle)

  • Riding Gear and accessories (Optional)

  • Medicines those if you require usually

  • Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)

  • A backpack to put all these things

  • Participants who have rented the cycles need to transport cycles back at the initial gathering point at their own expenses if unable to complete the ride.

  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.

  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery.

  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances

  • We will not be responsible for any physical harm during the activity. If you follow the instruction of the coordinator, chances of getting hurt remain rare

  • We wouldn’t be responsible for any damages to cycles


  • Registration through Website only. Please fill the form on the event page in case you have any queries regarding the event.

  • Please book the seat by paying online in Advance (Non-refundable). Limited seats only

  • No spot registrations will be allowed.

  • There might be an alteration in the route as per the situation.

What is the difference between the INR 499 ticket and the INR 749 ticket?

In the INR 499 ticket, you get your own bicycle and helmet. And in the INR 749 tickets, we provide you with a bicycle and helmet.

Do we have to get our own bicycles?

No, you don’t. Our package is inclusive of a bicycle, helmet and more. Our bicycles are off good quality and ideal for city riding.

Are cycles geared or non-geared?

Almost all our bicycle are geared.

What do I do if I want to back out from the ride?

It’s very rare you will back out from the ride. The pace of the ride is such that you will be able to complete the ride. However, in case of an injury you might have to back out. In such cases, Our Leaders will arrange a Taxi to drop Cycles at the starting point, the whole expenses of dropping cycles will be occurred by rider himself/herself.

What is the total distance we would be covering?

We would be covering around 30-40 kms on an average.

What do we get for refreshments?

All our refreshments are veg. You will get a sandwich, bottle of water and a Banana.

Do you provide jain food?

So sorry, we organise bicycles rides.

What do we do if we want to attend a nature’s call?

During the ride, we will be taking breaks. The breaks are planned such that you can use the public washroom. In case of outdoor ride there will be washroom at starting and ending point.

What should we carry along during the ride?

Carry a small backpack which you can wear on your back and cycle. You can use this to keep your refreshment box.

Can I get a cycle for my height?

We provide bicycles that come with a quick release. This can be used to adjust the seat height with ease as per your requirement.

Do we get a group discount?

Yes, we do provide group discounts, However, you need to have a minimum booking of 5. Please call us on 89280 41081.

How difficult is the ride? Will I be able to do this?

The route of the ride is personally hand-picked by us. We make sure the route is easy and anyone can do it.

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Terms and conditions

Please read all the Terms and Conditions (‘T&C’) carefully before booking/ reserving any events including cycle events (‘Event/s’) with M/s. Velocrush Online Services Private Limited which shall include its founders, directors, officers, volunteers, representatives, affiliates, attorney, successors, assignees, employees, liquidators, administrators, etc. (‘Company’).

  1. Applicability:

On confirmation of Your booking or reserving Your booking on the website, telephone, any other web portal or agent or any manner acceptable to Company, for any of the Events organized by the Company, You shall be bound by this T&C, irrespective if the same is signed or not, and the said T&C shall be a binding contract between You and Company.

  1. Payment Terms:
    • You agree that minimum 80% (eighty percent) of the Booking Amount has to be paid in order to reserve Your booking for any Event with the Company.
    • You agree that 100% (hundred percent) of the entire Booking Amount has to be paid in order to confirm Your booking for any Event with the Company on or before the date of the Event, unless the booking is cancelled by You, failing which Your booking for the said Event shall be deemed to be unconfirmed.
    • For the purpose of this T&C, the term ‘Booking Amount’ shall mean the entire consideration charged by the Company exclusive of taxes for organizing the said particular Event which shall be communicated by the Company to You, in any manner feasible. The Company shall communicate to You the events that shall be included and the events that shall be excluded in the Booking Amount charged for a particular Event wherein travel cost from You place to the meeting point for the Event and vice versa, shall not be covered in the Booking Amount, at any time whatsoever.
    • Payment towards Booking Amount can be made in cash, cheque or online transfer, without withholding any taxes, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Company.
    • Notwithstanding the terms here in above, the Company reserves the right to change the said Payment Terms and/ or the Booking Amount for any Event, which shall be communicated to You and You agree to adhere by the same. You agree that the changes in the Event are subject to contingent events including but not limited variations in the stops at your request, unplanned stops, change in route, waiting time on arrival and a change in the number of participants, change in amount of luggage.
    • It is recommended that You re-confirm Your booking at least 24 (twenty four) hours prior to the Event.
  1. Cancellation Terms:

The Cancellation Terms along with the refund policy, if applicable, for every Event shall be communicated separately by the Company, at its sole discretion to You, if required.

  1. Miscellaneous Terms:
    • You agree and confirm the following:
  2. You confirm that You are person competent to enter into a contact as per Indian Contract Act, 1872 and to participate in this Event. In case of reservation or confirmation of any Event with the Company is done in name of a minor wherein the said minor is the participant of such Event, then in such a case, the lawful guardian of the said minor shall be responsible towards the minor and the T&C herein shall be applicable on such lawful guardian on behalf of the minor. Minor shall mean a person as defined in Indian Contract Act, 1872.
  3. You shall not assign/ transfer or deal with any manner, Your booking/ reservation for any Event in favour of any other person. You agree that the participant in whose name the booking is made or reserved must be present for the Event, failing which the Company reserves the right to cancel Your booking without refunding the Booking Amount.
  1. You shall follow and comply with the lawful instructions of the Tour Manager/s appointed by the Company for every Event. You agree that the said Tour Manager/s is the sole authority on the Event; they are fully entitled by the Company to take any required decision, if needed. You shall not question the competency of such Tour Manager, at any time whatsoever.
  2. You shall comply with all the applicable laws prevalent in India and/ or arising out of this T&C.
  3. You shall comply with the Company’s requirement with regard to Your conduct before, during and after the Event and shall not in any way constitute a nuisance to any other person/s on the Event and/ or any related/ unrelated third party.
  1. You understand that the Company may provide You with a bicycle for the said Event and further, in such a case You shall be responsible to take due care of the said bicycle and ensure that the said bicycle is returned in the same condition as it was given to You before the Event, failing which the Company reserves the right to recover from You all necessary damages whether reparable or irreparable from You and You shall, at all times, be liable to pay the same. You shall be responsible for arranging any other moveable/ non-moveable assets required by You for the said Event and the Company shall not be responsible to provide You with the same, unless specifically agreed by the Company in writing. You shall be responsible for Your moveable/ non-moveable assets, and any damage caused to Your moveable/ non-moveable assets during the Event and thereafter.
  2. You agree that You are competent to safely ride Your bicycle and will observe safe riding practices and obey all laws.
  3. You confirm that You have good cycling skills and a general level of physical fitness. In case of doubt with respect to the same, the Tour Manager/ the Company are authorized to cancel Your booking due to safety regulations. The paid Booking Amount will not be refunded in case of being refused on the Event due to poor cycling skills.
  1. You freely and expressly accept all the risks associated with bicycling during the Event, including the risks of injury or death and You shall not held the Company responsible for the same, at any time whatsoever.
  1. You agree upon and understand that the owners, operators and agents of this Event including the Company are not the guardians of Your safety and they cannot be held liable in any way for any occurrence in connection with the Event, which might result in injury, death or damage to the You/ Your affiliates/ related or unrelated third party or Your property, etc.


  1. The Company shall not be responsible and be held liable by You and/ or Your affiliated/ third party for any Force Majeure Events or Acts of God including but not limited to expenses incurred or special/ consequential loss, injury and damage - directly or indirectly due to natural hazards, bad weather conditions, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipment’s, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures, acts of God, floods, fire, wars, civil riots, theft, change in government policy/ regulations or any other causes beyond the control of the Company or any untoward incidents or any such causes whatsoever including any liability or extra expenses sustained by You which may result into change/ delay in the Event or change in the timings/ date/ expenses/ booking amount/ itinerary of the Event or cancellation of the Event or any other matter whatsoever. You shall be responsible for the liability or extra expenses incurred/ to be incurred as a result of such forgoing causes.
  2. The Company does not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft and/ or any other reasons. You are advised to seek such insurance arrangements. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at Your risk.
  1. The Company shall not be responsible, at any time and in any manner whatsoever, towards occurrence of any situation/ event including losses/ damages or claims suffered by You/ Your affiliates or third party on occurrence of any situation/ event enumerated in clause 4.1 hereinabove.
    • You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company along with its employees, affiliates, etc. from claims arising out of or related to the Event and/ or this T&C.
    • The Company reserves the right to terminate Your participation on the Event before, during or after the Event, with/ without assigning any reasons and without refunding the Booking Amount or paying of any monies, which shall be determined at the sole discretion of the Company. In these circumstances, You shall at Your own expense and responsibility be obliged to make Your way home.
    • All disputes arising out of or in connection with this T&C and/ or the Event shall be referred to a Sole Arbitrator to be appointed by the Company, as per terms of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 read with rules and amendments made thereto. All such disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Courts of Mumbai only. The laws of India shall govern the validity, interpretation, construction, performance and enforcement of this T&C and/ or any other event arising out the Event/ T&C.
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    • The Company reserves the right to amend, change or delete, at any time, any clauses of the T&C or of the Event and You agree to adhere by such revised T&C/ Event, as the case may be.
    • The T&C is personal to You, and is not assignable, transferable, or sub-licensable except with the Company’s prior written consent. The Company may assign, transfer, or delegate any of its rights and obligations hereunder without Your consent.
    • No agency, partnership, joint venture, franchiser, contractor, principal or employment relationship is created as a result of this T&C.
    • If any provision of this T&C is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the T&C will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The failure of the Company to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.


I, _________, acknowledge that I have read, understood and accepted the above T&C.