PANAJI: Asia’s largest bike festival India Bike Week, in association with PETRONAS Sprinta witnessed an exhilarating 2022 edition with attendance running at maximum capacity of 10,000 pax per day. Participants from across the country riding down to Goa to celebrate their shared love for motorcycling.
Day 2 welcomed riders to experience a host of uniquely curated events ranging from music to motorsports. While the IBW Track Masters Nelly & Vishak educated the participants on the basics of track events. SHARDUL SHAS SHARMA – the first Indian to compete at the Red Bull Romaniacs shared his experiences and technical tips from Raid de Himalayas, the Indian National Rallying Championship, and the Sjoba Rally. JAMESON CONNECTS AT LADAKH TENT, co-curated by the ‘Custodians’ Maral Yazarloo Pattrick, Anand Dharmaraj, Harsh Man Rai & Vir Nakai was a new immersive experience for the community that allowed participants to engage in free-flowing conversations on the life of a biker.
The highlights of the event were HIMALAYAN 822 launch by Auto Engina, HARLEY-DAVIDSON’s Nightster Showcase, preview of BMW S 1000 RR, KTM launched their new power wear along with the KTM RC Cup announcement. Also brand Maruti Suzuki tested all grip tech at the track , Axor launched their new range of off-roading helmet, ORXA showcased the new MANTIS and CEAT previewed their dual purpose tyres.
Motorcycling communities from different parts of the country gathered at the Jameson Connects Howling Dog Bar to share riding stories and experiences. Notable names included Murtaza Junaid, Yogi Chabaria and Marco Rosetto Founder Mini GP India. Shirshendu Banerjee (Shandy), India’s only International Award Winning podcaster on motorcycling – The Biker Radio Rodcast conducted a live recording for his show at the venue, speaking to iconic personalities including ANAND DHARMARAJ from The Indimotard Adventures, JASPREET SINGH BHATIA from Carberry Motorcycles, Dream Engines and Shardul and RONGOM MUKERJI from The One Man Army behind The Valley Run at the Rodcast Tent. The customisation enthusiasts got a chance to view the amazing superbike collection by JS Films at the Collectors’ Corner and be part of the fan meet .