India Bike Week(IBW) fever was flagged off by the Chai and Pakoda Breakfast run last month. The signature on-ground event was celebrated by bikers from over 23 biker clubs. The schedule of the upcoming Chai and Pakoda runs is as follows:
20 December 2015 – Nagpur-Wardha-Amravati
27 December 2015 – Kochi
10 January 2016 – Pune-Ahmednagar-Aurangabad
17 January 2016 – Surat-Baroda-Ahmedabad
17 January 2016 – Hyderabad
24 January 2016 – Bengaluru
12,000 bikers from across India and overseas are expected to participate in IBW’s main event which is scheduled on the 19th& 20th of February, 2016 at Vagator in Goa.The new additions to the IBW’s event line up are as below:
The 2016 IBW will premiere India’s first Hard Enduro event and the official Enduro challenge will test man and machine to their limits. The winner of the challenge will be awarded with a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 75,000.
The IBW Main Street event will be the ‘Rio Carnival’ for bikers. Participants of India Bike Week will get a chance to parade with their machines on the street that never sleeps. The streets will be energized with camera flashes, bike revving, and DJs on bridges suspended overhead.
The IBW Film Festival will be among the first’s to take place at the main event. Movies showcased will be featured across three categories, Heels on Wheels (films highlighting unique take on women riders), Milestories (travel & adventure films beyond biking experiences) and Two-wheeler Talkies (films based around the passion of motorcycles and a love for the roads). The event will be judged by a panel and prizes will be announced. For everyday adventure movie makers there are separate categories, Ride with my Pride (films focusing on biking clubs) and My Ride Video (short videos on solo rides).
The curated collection of bikes and bike culture inspired art, the Moto Art Collective, will be exhibited at a gallery style space at IBW. Biking gear & accessories by designer-biker Arjun Khanna and bike builders Vikram Bawa and Ronnie Sequeira will be showcased too.
Apart from these new additions, the traditional action packed events like the Bikini Bike Wash, the National Custom Bike Build-Offs, National Stunt Championship, Biking Legends and Honour Roll session, International Bike Expo and the Vintage & Classic Bike Concourse will keep participants entertained.
That’s all for now Folks, stay tuned for updates of the 2016 India Bike Week!