Fastest All India Ride Cover 28 States and 6 Union Territories, 16300 Kms In 24 Days 9 Hours Attempt Record Break Ride By Couple
The couple from Bengaluru attempt a record "Fastest All India Ride", Sameera and Praveen start this ride ( 28 November 2020) from Bengaluru and cover 28 states, and 6 ut's completed this ride in Bengaluru (22 December 2020). total 16300 km cover in 24 days.
Sameera and Praveen did 700kms per day depending on the conditions, and covering 3 to 4 states, at times in the single day of riding 13-16 hours. For this ride, Sameera rode KTM Duke 390 2017 Model and Praveen rode KTM Duke 390, 2013 model.
Sameera Dahiya riding for the past 5 years, she has covered pan India. Sameera was an IT professional until 2016 and has been full time into motorcycle related events and activities since 2016. One of the mainstream activity being, empowering women by teaching women to ride a motorcycle and taking them on tours across India. Praveen Ramakrishnan riding for the past 24 years. and road more than 25+ bikes so far and quite a few cars across the years. An IT professional for the last 17 years and traveled across India and been touring since the year 2000.
Sameera and Praveen riding together since 2016, and together first long-distance trip was when Bangalore to Rajasthan and back, which was followed by rides across India. Bangalore to Odisam South Inda, Uttrakhand, and North East.
They didn't step back despite the protocols they had to follow at state borders due to COVID-19.
Sameera says, "We did our COVID tests prior to our journey and it came back negative. We wore balaclavas all the time and carried sanitizers for the bikes and gears, which we would spray at every refueling break that we took. We also had to undergo tests at state borders where it was mandatory. Since we were riding for 12 to 14 hours a day we were able to maintain all the COVID norms."
Sameera and Praveen covered more than 35+ cities of their ride across India including Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Pondicherry, Coimbatore, Kanniyakumari, Hyderabad, Amaravathi, Panjim, Mumbai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi, Patna, Kolkata, Gandhinagar, Jaipur, Pune, Silvassa, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu-Kashmir, Srinagar, Kargil, Shimla, Dehradun, Agra, Lucknow, Siliguri, Gangtok, Shillong, Itanagar, Kohima, Aizawl, Imphal, Dispur, Agartala, and Raipur.
*Note: Following record is recognized by the India Book Of Record. any inquire about record contact with IBR (India Book of Record)