Tube Investments Cycles of India & Absolute Speciality Foods Private Limited have come together to form TI Absolute Concepts Private Limited, the company that will create and promote cycling-inspired restaurants in select locations in India, to be operated under the brand name Ciclo Café.
Ciclo Cafe, India's First Cycling Cafe Chain, is a hub for cycling enthusiasts across India providing top-class lifestyle facilities for sales and service of premium bicycles, merchandise and accessories, expert advice on cycling, special activities and customised cycle rides – all accompanied with world-class hospitality in the form of premium F&B services with international cuisines.
The INR 40 billion Tube Investments of India Limited (TII) is one of the leading companies of the Murugappa Group. A specialised multidivisional engineering and manufacturing company, TI India Ltd provides mobility solutions for businesses and consumers alike.
The Company has 17 manufacturing units in India and is supported by an extensive marketing network. The Company’s key business divisions namely TI Cycles, Tube Products of India, TI Diamond Chains, TI Metal Forming, Shanthi Gears, Financiere C10 and TI Tsubamex, are leaders in the segments of bicycles and components, precision steel tubes and cold rolled strips, large diameter tubes, roller chains and other metal formed products used in the automotive industries. For more details visit www.tiindia.com.
Absolute Specilaity was founded in May 2013 and is a joint initiative between Absolute Homes & Ramaniyam Real Estates. Prior to creating AS, Absolute & Ramaniyam created Absolute Abodes which owns and operates a three-star business hotel (Grey Suit) at Periyapalayam on the outskirts of Chennai and a boutique hotel in central Chennai. Absolute Specialties also owns and operates a French Bistro – L’amandier and The Velveteen Rabbit a lounge bar on Chamiers road in Chennai.
Absolute Speciality is promoted by Ashish & Nidhi Thadani - who manage the operations along with a professional team from the Hospitality and F&B business. Ashish Thadani is also an avid cyclist and is also a key member and influencer of the cycling community and helps in strengthening the community connect with Ciclo. Their passion for Cycling has also made them understand and provide a holistic experience across both platforms.