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Ride along

Avoid those inevitable traffic snarls by pedalling in the bike lane with Mobycy

Vishal Koul

Being gridlocked in heavy traffic is an everyday scenario in metro cities — be it while taking a cab or a bus. But what if an alternative lets you pedal to office or home, instead? Mobycy’s dockless bicycle-sharing platform makes this a reality. Started in August 2017 by Akash Gupta and Rashi Agarwal, the platform likes to call itself ‘Uber for bicycles’.

“During my visits to a few colleges, I realised that students spent a lot of time commuting within the campus,” says Gupta, who was the vice-president at MobiKwik before starting his own green-tech venture. Later, the founders realised that commuters across in metros also were open to k

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