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A bike named kindness

The HINDU, Feb 20, 2019

Riding from Maduravoyal to Mamallapuram, endurance athlete Naresh Kumar would often face this one remark, “Buddy, your girlfriend seems to have fallen off!” Understandably, because the Chennai-born was riding alone on a tandem bike…

 
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Cycling the country's length alone on a tandem bike to stop human trafficking

THE PRESS, FEB 14, 2017

Naresh Kumar has set out to generate awareness of human trafficking by inviting people to ride his tandem bicycle with him. And it's working.

 
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Kindness costs nothing for charity-peddling cyclist

NELson mail, FEB 7, 2017

After 19 days riding a tandem bike named Kindness, Naresh Kumar has dispensed with handshakes in favour of hugs when making new acquaintances.

The generous nature of New Zealanders, he says, has made him proud.

"It's been an extremely humbling journey," he said.

 
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Tandem for trafficking

wanaka sun, Mar 28, 2017

A tandem bike called Kindness passed through Wanaka last week cycled by one man who has a mission to help victims of human trafficking.

Naresh Kumar cycled the entire length of the country in 35 days to raise money for Tearfund NZ and its #StandWithHer campaign, finishing his challenge last week.

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Grab a Ride through Middle Earth with Hobbit Fan

community scoop, jan 12, 2017

A hobbit fan who ran the length of New Zealand in sandals is now encouraging strangers to ride it with him on a tandem bike.Grab a Ride through Middle Earth with Hobbit Fan

A hobbit fan who ran the length of New Zealand in sandals is now encouraging strangers to ride it with him on a tandem bike.