An environmentalist, columnist, yoga master and cycling enthusiast, Ittirit Prakhamthong is green at heart. The proud owner of three bikes is an eco advocate in every aspect of his life. Now in the saddle as managing editor of Cycling Plus Thailand magazine(facebook.com/CyclingPlusThailand, Instagram: @cyclingplusthailand) , the Thai edition of the best-selling UK bicycle monthly, Ittirit is riding off the urban bike culture in Thailand as the first issue of Cycling Plus Thailand recently pedalled its way onto shelves this month.
WHEN DID YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH BICYCLES?
When I was little. I've cycled since childhood and have always loved bicycles. To me, they're not only vehicles, but also good friends. When I was young, I spent most of my time on my BMX. During my studies at Chiang Mai University, I enjoyed riding my road bike and walking to get close to nature. After I started working, I spent my weekends in National Parks riding mountain bikes. These days, I try to cycle in the city as much as possible - to the bank, to the market, to a friend's house.
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