The second edition of India Bike Week ended in a lot of hoopla at Vagator, Goa. The biking event which was incepted last year witnessed over 8000 visitors this year with some incredible Motorbikes, FMMX stunts, Music, a Martial Arts Championship, Race Class Bikes, Grand Prix winners, and many, many spectacular machines and stunning customized bikes.
The 70 Event Media Group organized IBW in collaboration with Fox Traveller channel. The 1st day of event was enthralled with the launch of Harley Davidson Street 750, ride of international motorcyclists -Ted Simon, Sam Childers and Nick Sanders at Goa roads. IBW also honored the great riders Aspi Bhathena, Zubin Patel and Jay Kannaiyan from India who also shared their experiences, stories and guidance for other motorcyclists at the event.
The big news of the day was the Bike Build off triumph by Reza Hussain Customs in Chopper Class and Moto Exotica's Arjun Raina carried away the Open Class. In the Classic Section of the Festival, a German version of a Triumph- the STM 500 won the Best of Show owned by Colonel Sashidhar Bopanna from Hyderabad. The much commented on - an original and India's only Grand Prix run 1955 Norton Manx 350 was fired up in public for the first time.
The other highlights of the event was being the introduction of Nisttarkya, India's first electric motorcycle concept, built by Santosh from Mysore, India. The Day 2 of the event was action-packed with the Vintage Bike Parade and Ride for Safety followed by the arresting stunt show by MRF's FMMX riders, Callum Shaw and Luke Smith. The talented bikers participating in the festival were awarded under the MOD bike competition, Biker Build-off and loudest biking competition.