Besides providing health benefits, there are many other reasons why we should switch to cycling. The ever-rising fuel costs and jam-packed city roads makes the cycling enthusiasts to get back to the hope that the humble vehicle will take the lead yet again and could possibly resolve many of these problems. Proposals by the Chennai Corporation to create more cycling tracks in various parts of the city keeps this hope alive. Keeping the above in mind, SchoolConnects in association with Just Buy Cycles would like to list down some of the best cycling routes in Chennai that every cycling enthusiast should give a try.
Being less active and spending more time on gadgets can lead to childhood obesity in some children. Cycling is one of the best activities to keep them fit and active. Cycling provides exercise to their legs and tones their body and keeps them healthy.
Elliot's Promenade in Besant Nagar is one of the best and most beautiful roads to cycle in Chennai. It hosts several awesome places to stop by for refreshments or munching while cycling. Velankanni Church to the Besant Nagar Masjid is the most popular stretch for cycling. East Coast Road:
Chennai's East Coast Road is the most scenic urban roads in the city. The highway is best known for long drives and it is also a preferred route by the cyclists. Though the highway has become congested in recent years, it still retains its charm among the cycling enthusiasts. Adyar to Besant Nagar thru Thiru-Vi-Ka Bridge
Adyar to Besant Nagar through the Thiru Vi Ka Bridge leads across the Adyar River and is popular for its sunset views. Besides the bridge, the stretch leading from LB Road junction in Adyar to Besant Nagar via Besant Nagar is also a great cycling route. Koyembedu to Anna Nagar Tower Park:
As everyone knows that the stretch between Koyembedu to Anna Nagar Tower is an extremely busy route especially in the evenings. Koyembedu and Anna Nagar Tower Park stretch makes for one of the best cycling routes in the city. Passing through the busy Poonamallee High Road on to Anna Arch and Anna Nagar Second Avenue, the route ends at the scenic Tower Park, which has dedicated cycling tracks. Parry's Corner to Madras University via Napier Bridge:
This stretch leading from the iconic Parry's Corner to the University of Madras campus through the historic Napier Bridge is one of the most loved routes by the cycling enthusiasts. The part of the route through Napier Bridge is also famous for its attractive views of the creek where Cooum River joins the Bay of Bengal. Madhya Kailash to Taramani OMR
OMR or Old Mahabalipuram Road in South Chennai can be easily called as cyclist's paradise. This stretch was planned and constructed quite recently. The route hosts lush greenery as it passes through Kasturi Bai Nagar and Taramani.
Enjoy cycling along with your kids in the above-mentioned stretches and also do not forget to ensure that you and your child uses cycling helmets for safety. Cycling brings in a whole lot of health benefits and joy in your child's life. So, encourage your child to do cycling and get benefitted out of it. It's a pleasure to watch your child make lot of memories as their bicycle bells clink joyously.