Bhawesh Sahu of Nagpur made the city proud by registering his name in India Book of Records by completing Golden Quadrilateral ride in 91 hours. He commenced his ride from Delhi. Then he moved to Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and back to Delhi. In this Golden Quadrilateral ride, Bhawesh covered a distance of 6,044 km. Born in the year 1996 in Bihar and brought up in Nagpur, Maharashtra, Bhawesh is passionate about owning and riding a motorcycle from a very young age. From completing his first ride in 2014 which was of 165 km, Bhawesh has completed a total of 44,000 km ride on his motorcycle so far. He prepared himself for two years both mentally and physically for this dream ride. Bhawesh gave more time preparing for the ride during COVID-19 pandemic.
From mapping his routes to carefully calculating the distances between petrol pumps and to work on his sleep cycle, he did it all during the pandemic. On March 28, 2021, he began his ride from Delhi. Upon talking about the obstacles he faced during his ride, Bhawesh says, “It was not easy. My goal was just to complete the ride. I never planned to have a record in my name but it just happened. Covering above 82 cities and 13 states in less time was my target.” My ride was during Holi where everything is shut in most parts of India, he added. Bhawesh finished his ride on March 31, 2021. He covered 450 km in just three hours and 45 minutes to cover 2,100 km in 24 hours.
Even though Bhawesh was not able to complete the ride in 80 hours, he was able to create a new record in the history of the biker community for the fastest ride. Bhawesh says, “If anyone wishes to complete this ride, I will give my full support. I will help to prepare for it and in whatever way possible. All you need is passion, support and stubbornness.” Bhawesh has completed 12 rides so far. Along with these rides he has also participated in a race training programme on Kari Motor Speedway.
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