The 2014 India Bike Week is on a roll with its second edition and has been thoroughly enjoyed by thousands of biking enthusiasts. It is the biggest biking festival in Asia, which was organized by 70 Event Media Group in collaboration with FOX Traveller. The streets of Goa witnessed tremendous energy with a plethora of events and workshops organized for the bikers under one roof. The attractions were incalculable that included live music, authentic food and of course beautiful bikes of different categories. There was Vintage Bike Concours with Century Class of 100 year old bikes, then there were custom bikes, racing bikes, mod bikes and several others.
Martin da Costa (CEO, 70 EMG) says that they are staggered with the tremendous response of the second edition India Bike Week 2014. Martin feels proud to have the platform that witnessed the launch of Harley Davidson Street 750, and Nisttarkya – 1st Indian Electric Concept Bike by Santhosh. Also, X-Spec Motorcycles will showcase their final prototype at the festival. Keertan Adyantaya (Managing Director, FOX Traveller) is appreciating the passion for travel, adventure and thrill from the two-wheeler enthusiasts which is being reflected through The India Bike Week.
The event witnessed international legends of long-distance motorcycling – Ted Simon, Sam Childers and Nick Sanders, riding on the roads of Goa followed by sharing of their experiences, stories and biking tips. One of the biggest highlights of the festival this year was Bike Build Off that witnessed 7 customizers. Last year’s Build Off winner was Vijay Singh from Rajputana Customs. Parades were also arranges on the roads of Vagator including H.O.G Parade and several Club Parades.
Amongst the international legends of biking, India Bike Week honoured three of India’s legends – Aspi Bhathena, Zubin Patel and Jay Kannaiyan. The unending attractions of the festival included Bikini Bike Bar, Beerambulance, The Howling Dog Bar, IBW skills challenge and Motorcycle Travelers Meet. There was Freestyle Muscle Motocross that witnessed international Motocross jump riders entertaining the crowd. Other acts included Bike Burn Outs, Loudest Bike Competition, Better Riding workshops by experts, Biker Movies, Track Riding Skills panel discussion, etc. All in all, the 2014 India Bike Week festival came out to be fruitful and thrilling.