i, THe biker
25 Year Old
No. of Years : 10,
Kilometers done (appox) : 300000
For you, what does it mean to be a motorcyclist?
Its like a breath to me !! Its moreovr like an addiction ! Its happiness ! Its life ! It all about my passion !
How has motorcycling changed you and your life?
I had ths yezdi 250 n it was my frst bike ... i bought it for 4000 due to financial crises ! But it tought me the real meanin of bike . Ths is the bst bike. Grt power ! N d most imp. It was 40 yr old bike wid lods of engine problem ! It use to brkdown evry now n thn ! N i had kicked it like 100 times jus to get it startd .. it tought me patience... i use to call her ' MAHARANI '
How would you justify the inherent dangers and risk involved in long distance touring on motorcycles?
Its all abt u how u ride it ! Everythin is dangerous.. its jus us who need to keep our self-control, n concentration .. n maintain ur bike well .. simply ' u take care of her, n she will definetly take care of u'
Tell us briefly about your 2 most memorable motorcycle tours?
The most memorable one was ..
It was like i ride d bike for abt 700km in a day jus to find a yezdi to buy.. n i would say tht was a most craziest thing i hav ever did.. n yes i didn find a bike...
Second was nasik to mumbai to pune. That was d bst ride i would say moreover i compketed d golden triangle...
As a motorcycle tourer, how have you contributed to the society/brotherhood and plan to do so in the years to come?
Unity ... i learnt to be united . All religion ppl com togethr n they take care of each other .. they all love the bikes. N keeps u united .. in every ups n down..
What are the best and the worst things about motorcycle touring in India?
petrol prices, cheap spare parts, traffic police, language barriers, roads , auto rikshaws :p
Golden Question : How do you feel when you ride?
I find peace jus when i ride my bike wid tht wind n mud on my face n tht dust in my eyes.. talkin to the road my bike say, take me along wid you, where u end, their i turn around... journey continues !!!!