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2016 India Bike Week - Over 11,000 bikers participate

2016 India Bike Week -   Over 11,000 bikers participate
Nikhil Puthran Nikhil Puthran Monday 22 February 2016, 16:43 PM

'India Bike Week' (IBW), the country's largest biking festival began with much enthusiasm and energy at Arpora village in north Goa with the participation of thousands of biking enthusiast from India and abroad. Speaking more on the occasion, Martin da Costa of event management firm 70 EMG said, "Many thousands of hardcore and casual bikers have crossed national and international borders to gather at Arpora, Goa to celebrate the event that has established itself as a cornerstone of India's biking culture.”

As stated by him, around 12,000 bikers would be participating in the two-day event which comes to an end on Saturday. A total of 700 riders registered on the 'Ride to IBW', supported by IBW, with medical support and marshaling from Nagpur, Mumbai and Bangalore, he said. Besides, the opening also saw Harley Davidson parade of over 2,500 Harley Owners Group (HOG) riders driving down IBW's Main Street, followed by the DSK Benelli riders.

The visitors were thrilled to witness the parade of Triumph Motorcycles, consisting hundreds of bikers who make up the Riders Association of Triumph. During the event, the biking community witnessed several new bike unveiling from manufacturers - DSK Benelli which unveiled the TRK 502 and Benelli Tornado 302, Triumph the new Street Twin T120 and Thruxton R, Harley-Davidson's new 1200 Custom, and Ducati- Panigale 959. Costa further added that the event has innovation Bike display, with models like the Monowheel, a single-wheel vehicle derived from the concept of planetary gear box. Moreover, the Skatocross was also showcased at the recently concluded event.


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