Haven’t we had enough of “Surgical Strikes” shouted out by the likes of “Arnabs” and “Barkhas”? Haven’t our politicians thumped their chests enough on National Television Trying to convince the nation that it was them who actually were in the line of fire at our borders?
A fresh pot of brew, birds chirping, the first rays of the sun hitting your face. That’s what mornings are about. It’s when you stretch and wonder what’s in store for today. Except this Sunday we knew exactly how our day was going to be. We had been preparing for The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) 2016 and it was finally here.
When Samantha Gash decided to run 3800km from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan to Mawsynram in Meghalaya, she knew she will be making friends on the way. The Run India project to raise funds for the education of underprivileged children in India found a voice of solidarity from us – EagleRider India, and the Outdoor Journal.
It was years ago when we hopped on our bike for the first time and took a trip together. From then to now, we have come a long way. Hopping on the bike for the first time to having to do this for a living and making scores of passionate riders join us, is a great experience.
Bike enthusiasts crave for events that make room for their passion. While there are many renowned events the world over, India has only a handful that cater to the avid bikers.
It was a sunny afternoon and a holiday. We had some unusual visitors at our store in Gurgaon sector 56 near the Double Tree Hilton hotel. They were but a little taller than the state of the art motorcycles at our store, but their piqued interest in knowing about the machines matched the likes of a seasoned rider.