Tired of the usual nine to five routine and the drudgery of the daily commute? Do you long for fresh air, nature and the freedom of the wide open road? Then India’s best job is just right for you. Mahindra 2 Wheelers, has tied up with www.indiabikers.com to offer 20 lucky bike enthusiasts the chance to ride across India on the soon to be launched Mahindra motorcycle.
Interested participants simply have to log on to indiabikers.com, upload their CV and photograph and answer a few questions. If selected, they get to ride the soon to be launched Mahindra motorcycle on a six to eight week all expenses paid trip from one end of India to the other. En route, the riders will have to blog, take pictures and share their experiences of the trip online and with people they interact with along the way.
Indiabikers.com is the collective effort of a group of bike lovers who wished to create a platform for motorcycle enthusiasts across the country to share their experience of owning and riding motorcycles. The founders aim to develop an online and offline community for bikers who can log on for advice and information related to two wheelers in general and motorcycles in particular as well as create a movement of bikers. The site will soon incorporate blogs, maps, forums and a host of information and tools which will allow users to create their own groups, share their experiences and comment on others’ posts.
“Biking is ultimately about grit, camaraderie and shared experiences that brings diverse people together. We are delighted to partner with Indiabikers.com for this unique event. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for bikers across the country to participate in an adrenaline charged journey across the length and breadth of India. We believe this will be an ideal initiative to connect our brand and soon to be launched motorcycles with the motorcycling community.” said Mr. Viren Popli, Senior Vice President – Strategy & Market Development, Two Wheeler Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
“Our aim is to develop Indiabikers.com into an online community for motorcycle enthusiasts across the country. There are several million motorcycle owners in India, as well as internet users who we would like to bring together online to create a movement for exciting yet safe riding. This partnership with Mahindra 2 Wheelers will provide us with the ideal opportunity to reach out to our key constituency to connect motorcycle enthusiasts with each other. Participants will not only be amongst the first few bikers in the country to ride the Mahindra bikes but will also get to undertake a journey of a lifetime. These lucky riders also get to keep these Italian designed bikes once they complete their journey. This truly is India’s best job!” said Mr. Shamim Khan, Professional Racer & Founder Member, India Bikers Community, www.indiabikers.com.
The 20 winners will be divided into four teams consisting of five members, with the tour being simultaneously flagged off from the four corners of India:
- Ladakh in the North
- Mumbai in the West
- Guwahati in the East
- Kanyakumari in the South
Each team will have a support crew accompanying it. All four convoys will ultimately converge at the centre of India at Nagpur. Selected candidates will get a stipend, requisite safety riding gear and insurance cover. They will also undergo sessions on motorcycle maintenance and safe riding. As an added bonus, they will also get to ride their motorcycles home at the end of the event.