i, THe biker
36 Year Old
No. of Years as a customizer : 3
As a motorcycle customizer, what does a motorcycle mean to you both as a machine and as a canvas for your art?
Blank sheet where I can put my thoughts on to it , implementing customer requests . As its said a bike is the reflection of its owner ....!!
How has customizing motorcycles changed you and your life?
It has given me an opportunity to channelise all my energy & creativity in a positive direction ,& make a living doing what I like doing most
How do you relate to the possibility of your creation, a customized motorcycle, being a work of art for you, being ridden and possibly damaged in a mishap?
Its a piece of art in motion , but in the end it is ment to be riden , & if its not ride worthy then it's not worth it !
Tell us briefly about your 2 most memorable custom motorcycle design created and executed by you.
1. Vintage style with grinder front fork suspension named VSD after its owner
2. A bobber made out of 03 machismo
As a motorcycle customizer, how have you contributed to the society/brotherhood and plan to do so in the years to come?
By safety awareness , right kind of riding gear , importance of safe riding ........
What are the best and the worst things about being a motorcycle customizer in India?
Lack of infrastructure , best - anything can be archived, what we create in India without having any of the sophisticated machines & tool is nothing short of miracle !!
Golden Question : How do you feel when you ride?
Like a free soul , experience nirvana , nothing can describe that feeling its just priceless !!
Riding Experience as a Power Biker
No. of Years : 1
Kilometers done (appox) : 25000
For you, what does it mean to be a motorcyclist?
Free living , fealing alive
How has motorcycling changed you and your life?
It has thought me to believe in myself , express myself & enjoy each min of life to the fullest
How would you justify the inherent dangers and risk involved in riding on motorcycles?
There is risk in crossing the road as well & you don't stop crossing the road coz of that fear . All you have to do is be carefull , take proper precautions , don't try to be a stuntman on the roads .
Tell us briefly about your 2 most memorable life-incidents involving you as a motorcyclist?
Riding a motorcycle to me is like therapy , it takes me away from all the worldly troubles , whenever I feel let down in life all I have to do is get on a bike & go for a nice long ride !
As a motorcyclist, how have you contributed to the society/brotherhood and plan to do so in the years to come?
By increasing road safety awareness , telling the you g kids how to actually enjoy there rides . As they say there a drunk bikers , there are old bikers but there are no old drunk bikers .
What are the best and the worst things about motorcycling in India?
Best - freedom to ride anywhere
Worst / infrastructure - Roads