Bengaluru, June 13: The bikers of Bengaluru are an excited lot. The tech hub of India has a large number of enthusiastic bikers, who love their machines dearly. On the occasion of the World Motorcycle Day, celebrated across the globe on June 21, the biking community of the city is all set to host various events.
One such programme has been curated by Bangalore Bullet Club in collaboration with Bajaj Avenger Club on June 19. Talking about the upcoming event, the founder of Bangalore Bullet Club, Vivek M, said, "The special ride is to support the brotherhood of biking community across the world. We want bikers of the city to forget their daily routine for a day and join us in the mega celebration," he added.
The journey will kick-start from McDonald's, Goraguntepalya in Yeshwanthpur at 5 am. The bikers will travel to Sira near Tumkur, around 110 kms from Bengaluru. Thereafter the riders will come back to the city on the same day.
It is mandatory for the participants to wear helmets, riding jackets, boots and gloves. "We want the participants to follow all the traffic rules. Rash riding is prohibited. The riders won't be allowed to do any stunts. We want it to be a safe and an enjoyable ride. We have asked all the attendants to bring necessary documents, including licences, with them," said Vivek.
The day-long programme is likely to see 600 participants from across the city. "Yes, we have a sizeable number of women bikers too. The biking community in Bengaluru is a vibrant one. We have people from all age groups and various walks of life. Our common passion-love for bikes-bring us together," added Vivek.
Interested persons can contact the phone number 9742114646 to be part of the event.
Elaborating more about the World Motorcycle Day, George CB, a biking enthusiast, says, "The World Motorcycle Day is dedicated to everybody who loves motorcycles. It is celebrated on June 21, as it the longest day of the year and gives us ample time to go for long rides and come back home."