Featured Rider : Manigandan Manjunathan

Editor@Throttle|Updated: January 24, 2018 8:31

Manigandan Manjunathan, an avid biker from Tamil Nadu, who has now settled in Mumbai has many Guinness World Record titles to his name. He is the third highest Guinness World Record Holder in India, honoured to have 3 World Records, exploring new attempts in motorcycling.  Fondly known as Mani Manju, he loves to travel, explore new places, try new cuisines and new things. He feels that it is always a pleasure to be a traveller and learn about new cultures and lifestyles.


He is the Guinness World record holder for 'Longest Motorcycle Journey In a Single Country', where he rode a total distance of 38239 (23761 miles) kms in 96 days, covering all corners of India on his Royal Enfield Classic 500 bike. He began his journey on November 9, 2014 and ended it on February 15, 2015. Speaking about his experiences he says, “The journey was physically tiring but I was excited as I rode to places to which I had never been before, especially some of the Northern and North-Eastern States. The journey was a great experience in understanding various cultures of our country,” It took him nearly two months to plan this whole expedition and he had to take care to not repeat the routes.


On January 26, 2016, he achieved the Guinness World Record title for 'Largest Parade of Royal Enfield  Motorcycles' , where total number of bikes were 857, in association with Royal Enfield Owners (India) in Mumbai.


On January 26, 2017, he achieved the Guinness World Record title for 'Largest Parade of Bajaj Motorcycles', where total number of bikes were 324, in association with Riderspedia and Baalamitra Ashram (All India) in Mumbai.


He has also received the Guinness World Record title for 'Greatest Distance Cycled on A Mountain Bike' in 12 hours', where he cycled from Chennai to Bangalore.


On January 26, 2018, he will be attempting the Guinness World Record for 'Largest Parade of Honda Motorcyles', in association with Riderspedia and Honda Motorcycle Owners for which Throttle is the online platform partner. The event co-organizers are Manisware Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Baalamitra Ashram, Algo Bulls, Cruise India Tour, and radio partner is Radio City 91.1 FM. The support team includes Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation and Swachh Bharat Mission. The event is scheduled to take place in Navi Mumbai.


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PS : All geared and non geared motorcycles can register for the event!