MS Dhoni announces 1st Edition of Bike Festival of India
By Vikas Yogi
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Published on February 21, 2014
Indian cricket team captain and bike enthusiast, Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced the first edition of the Bike Festival of India (BFI). The announcement was made last month. BFI will be a great platform for biking enthusiasts to come together and be a part of first-of-its-kind biking event in India. While adventure will be the main highlight of the event, it will also promote the safe biking in India.
The Festival will invite over 120 biking communities from across across the country to participate in a series of events as part of the festival. The finale of the festival will be held at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in October.
Talking about the Bike Festival of India, MS Dhoni said, "Biking for me is a passion, which is why I am excited to be part of this initiative that not only is an adventure in its form but also promotes safe biking. BFI will be an annual platform for the biking community to meet, interact and share adventures together. Meeting with the presidents of various biking communities from all over India has been enlightening and I look forward to joining them sometime on the track."
The Festival will kick-off with a cross-country ride in the first quarter of 2014, maping each and every state in the country. This will be at least a month long and is expected tp put India in the Guinness Book of World Records. This will be followed by a racing championship at the Buddh International Circuit in March.
After the racing championship, BFI will also host a Dirt Bike Championship and a Rally Championship. The event will host a series of competitions in stunt riding, wheelies, burnouts, stoppies and group rides. Moreover, there will be several off-track competitions too such as weight lifting, arm wrestling, bench press, push ups and food festivals. There will also be a an exhibition where several bikes and bike accessories will be displayed.
The event marks the coming together of Rhiti Sports, India's leading sports management firm and Event Capital, a division of the Laqshya Media Group.
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