Scott Sports India hosted the Scott 60 Year Ride at multiple locations in India on Sunday, January 6, 2019.
According to an email from the company, received a couple of days ahead of the event, the ride was planned to be held at 30 locations simultaneously.
In the Mumbai region, the ride was scheduled at four locations – Kalyan, Thane, Andheri and Navi Mumbai.
An estimated 278 participants had signed up for the ride in Mumbai while the total number of participants across locations was 1200, the email said.
The ride commenced at 7 AM on Sunday and lasted for an hour.
Company officials confirmed that the ride was held at all locations as planned, sole exception being Delhi where the duration of the ride had to be kept short due to unexpected showers.
The event in Navi Mumbai featured the Scott Technology Center at Everest Cycling Culture, Seawoods, as assembly point. The ride was on the adjacent Palm Beach Road. Jaymin Shah, Country Head, Scott Sports India attended the event.
(The author, Shyam G Menon, is a freelance journalist based in Mumbai.)