Mumbai ,By Kabir Ali
10,000 Bikers, Biking Legends, 5 Music stages headlined by Babyhead, Drag Race, Ace Café London, Exciting bike launches, National stunt championship, Ride for charity…IBW 2015 has enthralled all”
Goa, India’s largest festival planners the SEVENTY Event Media Group, together with the
#1 Travel and Lifestyle channel, FOX Life, in association with Harley-Davidson & Shell Advance presented the most important Festival of Bikers, Bikes, Music and Mayhem in India and held in Goa at VAGATOR on 20th & 21st February 2015. Over 10,000 riders and bike enthusiasts rode cross-country to Goa to celebrate the spirit and lifestyle of the Indian Biking community. With 5 music stages including the Red Bull Tour Bus, 20 live bands and DJ’s, SHELL Big Trip – where festival goers got to hear stories from over 15 legendary Indian and international motorcycle travelers, 7 bars, Howling Dog Quarter Mile Drag powered by Shell Advance, IBW National Stunt Championship Finals, GQ Gentleman’s Ride for Magic Bus, Contests and Engagements, Vintage & Classic Bike Display & Concourse, the biggest bike expo and many more engaging activities – it was a high octane start that provided the crowd with incredible entertainment and kept them wanting more.
Speaking on the occasion, Martin da Costa, CEO of 70 EMG said, “It’s an incredible response we have received to this third edition of the festival. It’s a gathering of some the most amazing bikes and bikers from across the world. We’ve also become an amazing platform for new product introductions, with launches this weekend by Shell Advance, Triumph, DSK Benelli and Yuvraj Singh’s Autologue. We’ll get to see well over 10,000 bikes meeting each other to party, exchange stories and see the best that Biking in India has to offer. The Indian biking brotherhood has come of age at IBW 2015.”
Mr. Karan Tandon, Assistant Vice President, Advertising Sales and Partnerships, FOX International Channels (India) said, “Asia’s biggest motorcycle party is back and the contribution of international biking legends, stunt riders, bike displays, new bike launches and the famous bike build off; on a larger scale – we have taken the event to an unprecedented scale. In the last 2 years IBW inspired a new generation of bikers, and we are exhilarated to have created an aura around the event that made it a destination hard to be missed in 2015.”
The 3rd India H.O.G. Rally that lead the IBW festival saw the largest number of Harley-Davidson riders in India, coming together to celebrate 5 years of the brand in the country.