SUJEET KUMAR VISHWAKARMA
i, THe biker
18 Year Old
No. of Years : 8,
Kilometers done (appox) : 90
For you, what does it mean to be a motorcyclist?
When sp displayed the Crossplane Triple concept at INTERMOT last year, it made it clear that a 2 cylinder bike was headed for production. That bike was revealed in private to a group of journalists here in Southern California last week (you can see me sitting on the bike at the bottom of this article). It will be known as the FZ-09 when it hits dealers in the U.S. late this year (the same bike is called the MT-09 in Europe).
The FZ-09 is a small, light and powerful 847cc three-cylinder with a remarkably low U.S. MSRP of $7,990 ($1,400 cheaper than the less powerful Triumph Street Triple, for instance).
The new FZ-09 engine features even, 120 degree firing intervals, together with unique, unequal length intake funnels. It has four-valve heads and fuel injection, as well as a relatively short stroke (78 mm bore and 59.1 mm str
How has motorcycling changed you and your life?
Motorcycles and customization has not changed my life its become my life.I completed my law degree ( which i spent a mojority of my time at a friends garage) and convinced my parents of my passion and did a masters in transport design after which i worked with DC Design my mentor for a year to learn the trade of customization in the indian car market.
I started a performance shop while i was still at law school and now also have a paint shop for motorcycles to cater to a small section of the enthusiast needs. and then same time start now on race
How would you justify the inherent dangers and risk involved in riding on motorcycles?
live gotten plenty of bruises trying to put my self before the bike in an impact which i know is stupid but is almost like a reflex action!I carry enough polishes in my car to start a detailing store and spend my free time cleaning my car/bike or even other friends cars to help relax myself.A scratch is something i can get but cant live with for more than a month
Tell us briefly about your 2 most memorable life-incidents involving you as a motorcyclist?
VFR 750 DEATHWISH- a nc 21 vfr400 with a blown engine converted into a vfr 750 rc30 over a period of 6 months with all structural changes.My first big bike project that started of as a night mare with the engine issues but turned out great and even made a profit.
CBR 400 rr nc 23- 4 year love of which the bike was not running for 2.First a blown crank bearing and clutch after which i rebuilt the engine completely thanks to ebay...bike ran for a day before the oil pump chai snapped and broke my clutchbell and crank...after which my engine got robbed! yes robbed! then a new used engine and finally a new body in movistar colours.A craaaazy a## 4 years.Taught me everything i know though!
2005 ZMA- from nitrous oxide at the speed run in 2007 to a full fairing body ..this was my lab rat and bajaj pulsur 150 cc
As a motorcyclist, how have you contributed to the society/brotherhood and plan to do so in the years to come?
By making atleast a 500 people know a little more about bikes and the passion that goes into being a biker.Helping and motivating people to take that initial step and put a personalised grphic on their bike to make it their own.Being a part of the the enthusiast community and providing to some of the needs in india in terms of custom paint jobs and graphics and mods