They say four wheels move the body, but two wheels move the soul.
Be it unpaved roads, sun-baked deserts or high alpine single track, the rush of riding a motorcycle is always overwhelming. While most of us treat it as just another hobby, for some it is a serious passion.
They ride for social causes, community awareness and as weekend escapes for adventure trips. We got in touch with some of these daredevil bikers of Jaipur to know their story. Here’s what they said:
Founder of Pink City Bikerni group and a proud owner of a Royal Enfield, Vaishali Master has been riding bikes for the last 25 years. Her biggest expedition was a journey from Kutch in Gujarat to Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh.
When travelling, she rides about 350-600 kms in a day. And, her next target is to map India from North to South on her bike along with three of fellow riders.
A proud owner of Royal Enfield Bullet Electra 350CC, Madhavi has made it to the “India Book of Records” for covering the longest track from West to East India.
A sales executive by profession, she has made it a habit to ride 40-50 kms daily on the outskirts of Jaipur. She loves tinkering with her bike and actively campaigns against gender stereotypes.
Yash bought his first bike when he was 19 and since then it has been a love affair.
Owner of a KTM Duke 200, he covered almost 950 kms non-stop from Jaipur to Manali during a solo trip. For him, the most thrilling experience was a ride from Pokhra to Mustang Valley. With criss-crossing waterfalls, rough tracks, and fast flowing rivers, it was a ride to remember.
His dream is to ride from Jaipur to Thailand, a track 8800 kms long, covering 7 countries en-route.
Another Royal Enfield Bullet enthusiast, Yogesh shares his passion for riding and travel with his life partner.
His most adventurous ride was from Lahaul Spiti to Chandra Taal, a 150 Km stretch of rough, deserted road with bare human existence. The longest stretch he has covered is 1300 kms in 28 hours on his Royal Enfield 350 CC. Next up, he is planning a road trip to Bhutan with his wife.
Grown up drooling over motorcycles, Digvijay has ridden motorcycle of almost all shapes and sizes.
Apart from riding with Jeypore Bike Riders every alternate Sunday, he also goes on 6-7 solo-trips every year. Digvijay usually covers more than 900 km in a day when riding on longer routes. The most thrilling rally for him is the annual Tour De Thar organised by Western Motorsports that covers some exotic locations in the Thar over a week.