Over 650 motorcycle enthusiasts from as far as Kanyakumari in the south to Delhi in the north will converge in Pune to celebrate World Motorcycling Day on Sunday, June 21.Given that June 21 is the longest day of the year, it makes an ideal day for bikers to kick-start their machines for a longest dawn-to-dusk cruise, explained ace navigator Rahul Sancheti, who has put together the concept of Moto Day in Pune to mirror the celebrations across the globe. We want to provide a platform for the biking community wherein they would be able to showcase their passion of free spirit for motorcycling, said Sancheti.The Moto Day will begin at 7 am on Sunday from Chandani Chowk and the bikers will drive through three ghats on the wayPirangut, Mutha and Lavasato reach their destination, the Lavasa International Cultural Centre.This is the first event in India not restricted to certain make or power of the machine. Our theme is to connect bikers across the boardfrom 100cc Hondas to 2300cc Triumphs. Triumph motorcycle owners from across the country are specially coming for Moto Day event, informed Neeraj Athale of Moto Dreamz.The 45-km ride has been organised with all safety parameters in place throughout the route.We have told all bikers to respect the traffic laws because safety is paramount. There will be service teams and ambulance back-up for the participants, said Monish Shah, a key member of the Organising Committee. A batch of 50 riders will start the run followed by the next batch after a gap of five minutes and all will assemble at the entrance gate of Lavasa Lake City.From thereon all the participants will move in a convoy to the LICC, informed Shah assuring that the organisers have taken all precautions not to cause obstruction to other regular traffic.At the LICC, the bikers will attend four educative sessions to be conducted by eminent motorcycling enthusiasts. Pune-based Col (Retd) Sohan Roy, who is known as NorthEast Wanderer, will talk on his experiences while he traversed the length and breadth of the country on his motorbike.The emphasis is that no place in this world is unsafe for driving if one follows the rules, Sancheti said. The second session will be conducted by Rahul Deshmukh and his four partnersYohan Mubaraki, Dinesh Mohanlal Rohra, Devashish Ghosh and Dharmendra Jainwho represent the club Harleys of India.The five had rode from Pune to Singapore and back on the Asean route on their Harley Davidson motorcycles.Then there will be a safety talk by Mark Downing, CEO of Scorpion Security on How of take care of bikes.
Source : MotorOctane