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Muhammad Azam Battiyon Wala displays his love for Pakistan through his love for bikes

Karachi: 50+ Muhammad Azam Chohan puts youngsters to shame with his passion and love for his country which he puts on display every 14th August through his love for bikes. Popularly known as Muhammad Azam Battiyon Wala, Muhammad says it is his extravagantly decorated bike which got him this name. “It takes at least a year to build this. I have this bike since 5 years. This is 2012’s model. I bought it for 17,000 rs and now it’s worth 1lakh rupees." -Muhamamd Azam Young at heart,  Muhammad says this bike is, however,…

This youngster from Balochistan visited 132 cities on his CD-70 to promote the message of peace.

Balochistan: Abdullah Al Noor, a youngster from Balochistan covered a distance of 8,000 plus kms on his CD 70 to promote the message of a peaceful Pakistan and a peace-loving Balochistan.  After having visited 132 cities of Pakistan, Abdullah is of the view that Pakistanis at core are united and peaceful, “I have understood one thing that if you practically start looking at things I never felt that I am in Sindh, nowhere did I feel I am in Punjab, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan. The corner which starts from Quetta till…

Commutes on foot or bicycle tied to lowered risk of heart attack or stroke

LONDON: Commuters who abandon their cars in favor of walking or biking to work are less likely to develop heart disease or to die from it than people who drive to the office, a recent study suggests. Researchers in the UK examined data on 187,281 regular commuters and 171,498 adults who didn’t routinely travel to work. About two-thirds of the commuters relied exclusively on a car to get to work. After an average follow-up period of seven years, commuters who walked, rode a bike or took public transit at least part of…

Traveling on foot or bike tied to lowered risk of heart attack or stroke

UNITED KINGDOM: Commuters who abandon their cars in favor of walking or biking to work are less likely to develop heart disease or to die from it than people who drive to the office, a recent study suggests. Researchers in the UK examined data on 187,281 regular commuters and 171,498 adults who didn’t routinely travel to work. About two-thirds of the commuters relied exclusively on a car to get to work. After an average follow-up period of seven years, commuters who walked rode a bike or took public transit at least…

Silicon Valley startup peddles 3D-printed bike

After a career that included helping Alphabet’s Google build out data centers and speeding packages for Amazon.com Inc to customers, Jim Miller is doing what many Silicon Valley executives do after stints at big companies: finding more time to ride his bike. But this bike is a little different. Arevo Inc, a startup with backing from the venture capital arm of the Central Intelligence Agency and where Miller recently took the helm, has produced what it says is the world’s first carbon fiber bicycle with 3D-printed frame.…

VIDEO: Dog takes a motorcycle ride holding umbrella in Thailand

BANGKOK: A video is going rounds on the social media showing a dutiful dog riding on the back of its owner's motorcycle and holding the man's umbrella in Thailand. The video, reportedly shot on a street in Songka, shows a motorcycle passenger's view of another motorcyclist traveling with his dog in the passenger area. The dog perches with his front paws on the shoulders of the motorcyclist and holds the man's umbrella in its mouth. "I am moving on the street and come across this cute dog on a bike and grabbing…

VIDEO: This bike lock makes thieves vomit ‘non-stop’

WASHINGTON: Have you ever been a victim of bike theft? Well, a new innovative lock is here that wont only deter such thievery but make the mugger pay the price. Many thieves are nowadays equipped with lock-picking equipment, bolt cutters, or power tools. Named SkunkLock, this new device is a hardened medium-carbon steel U-Lock that's as difficult to compromise as the strongest U-Locks, and comes with a surprise, says its inventor Daniel Idzkowski.  “After witnessing first hand, and becoming victims of bike theft…