Sri Lanka, March 26 -- Biking for all is a phenomenon globally acknowledged

By Susil Premalal

The Mountain Biking Association of Sri Lanka (MBA) keeping in line with the World Cycling Body's objective of making biking more people friendly aims to make use of off-road tracks in Colombo and the hill country to promote touring.

'Biking for all' is a phenomenon globally acknowledged by the United Nations (UN) as one of the millennium year challenges and successfully pursued by international cycling associations and clubs.

"Hence we have decided to support UCI's 'biking for all' project and make cycling a greener and people friendly sport in Sri Lanka and have proposed to the Sports Ministry to approve off road tracks at Water's Edge (in B...