i, THe biker
No. of Years of riding motorcycles : 8,
Kilometers done (appox) : 40000
For you, what does it mean to be a motorcyclist?
Its a sheer madness towards the passion for riding.
How has motorcycling changed you and your life?
It has changed every bit of my life. Every day i think of doing something new.
Life tested you severely and motorcycling helped you to fight back – tell us that story of courage and inspiration.
Everytime i crash, its a new lesson to me. Motorcycling has taken out all the pain in me. Riding is my passion and my ride is my soul companion.
Tell us briefly about your 2 most memorable life events involving motorcycles?
1. With my first crash i started to develop riding skills. That is where the rider in me took birth. I can never forget that.
2. Is when i rode continuosly for 2500+Kms to complete Saddlesore1600K and BunBurner2500K. Oh dear god. That experience is something that cannot be compared or to forget.
As a motorcyclist, how have you contributed to the society/brotherhood and plan to do so in the years to come?
Currently i am advising other riders who plan for endurance rides and i always try to educate people on safe riding skills. Spreading awareness about not to attempt Street racing and Stunts on public roads.
What are the best and the worst things about motorcycling in India?
Best thing is that the Brotherhood never leave you behind. Worst thing is that government is not taking enough measures towards the safety of the riders.
Golden Question : How do you feel when you ride?
Every ride, every time I take out my bike I feel so light, every mile I cross gives me new experience, every breeze that passes through me and my ride, takes out all the pain in my heart. Every note that leaves the silencer is music to ears. It’s just passion, nothing else.