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Turn your Life around on 2 wheels

A scintillating and motivational talk for people from all walks of life by Chetan Shah – a passionate cyclist.

His talk is about how ordinary people go on to live a NO EXCUSES LIFE despite huge medical setbacks & challenges. After just 9 years of cycling, Chetan has probably cycled more than any other amateur cyclist in India and has done many bike tours abroad and in India. Chetan Shah is a daily cyclist who has raked up over 110000 kms on his bike.
He is a passionate cyclist and a bike touring freak. He believes that his bike is his gym and rides over 50 kms daily, 6 days a week, clocking over 12-15000 kms every year. He has done numerous bike tours in India, Canada and Switzerland. He has also done many long-distance endurance events and races up to 600 kms. Chetan Shah is the president of Mumbai Cycling Enthusiasts, one of the world’s largest cycling groups with over 23000 members.

He has earlier battled some incredible health challenges and used his bike to turn his life around and transform into the cyclist that he is today. He also motivates riders and non-riders alike by his proficiency in riding and talking at events regularly, to bring a bike in to their lives. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

Date: Sept 7, 2022

Pedal of Honour

Mumbaikars cycling to work share the joys and challenges of braving pot-holed roads, tropical weather and sharing the road with the rudest drivers. 

Those new to Mumbai might be quick to sing paeans to the city’s bustling nightlife and cosmopolitan crowd, but the gruelling commute to work is a killjoy serious enough to nip all such euphoria in the bud…

Date: Jul 10, 2016
Read more at The Mumbai Mirror

Riding on wheels of Success

Chetan Shah, Managing Director of Xpress Computers is one of those few successful entrepreneurs who turned obstacles into opportunities and led successful business ventures

He is a passionate cyclist and successful entrepreneur. Chetan Shah, Managing Director of Xpress Computers is one of those few successful entrepreneurs who turned obstacles into opportunities and led successful business ventures. Shah, who won over critical ailment, pursued his passion, remained persistent and focused on his targets has lifted his venture on the heights of success…

Date: Oct 16, 2015
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Here’s What We Can Learn From An Inspirational Mumbai-based Cyclist

Life is all about surrounding yourself with inspiring people. And I will be honest, the biggest reason I get unparalleled joy from running Eccentrips are the people I get to meet.

There is so much to learn from others in every aspect of life, and cycling is no different. Today, we talk to a ‘Mumbai special’ cycling inspiration and get his tips and tricks on how to bring discipline into our cycling lives and plan for memorable rides.

Date: 2019
Read more at Eccentrips

A view from the saddle

Cyclists provide a primer on what you need to keep in mind as you pedal through Mumbai.

Cycling has always been a big part of Indian culture. From being used by people to deliver newspapers, to postmen and milkmen, the humble two-wheeler has been helping serve the country better. Over the years, Mumbai has seen an increase in the number of cyclists and cycle groups, which have been…

Date: May 1, 2018
Read more at The Mumbai Mirror