Members of Mystic Riders, Delhi are on a unique ride with multi dimensional social messages. Ansh P, Sahil Vaid and Mandeep Chaudhary are on a 120+ day ride across all states and UT's of India and plan to cover a distance of 50000+ kms. They will be riding across 60+ cities, 300+ villages & 1000+ academic institutions spreading the cause.
Ansh, a passionate rider is an author, a social activist, Motivational Speaker and professional corporate trainer. He aims to transform his passion of riding to bring about real positive social change.
Sahil Vaid, a passionate rider loves to explore and explore nature that is unexplored. He has already completed many adventure rides like Spiti Valley, Leh-Ladakh etc.
Mandeep Chaudhary, a 20 year old journalism student, got blips of being lost somewhere on his bike to get goosebumps with the beauty of nature. He is the youngest riding member of the team. He brings fresh new charms to the riding community as an inspiration to youth riders.
Established in 2017, Mystic Riders, Delhi was founded with an objective to transform passion of riding to bring about positive social impact. and to take riding to next level and not just for fun. It consists of 60+ riding members (male & female) and still counting. The group's philosophy revolves around the theme: 'This Life is to Help Experience & Express. with an inviting tagline of 'See You on the Road.' The members have earlier done a food distribution drive for old age homes, free riding and training workshops for women and plantation drives.
The ride started on October 2, 2018 from India Gate, New Delhi and they plan to complete it in 8 phases. They have already completed the first phase and are in the second phase of the ride.
Phase 1 : Jaipur, Udaipur, Gadhinagar, Ahmedabad, Pobandar, Bhavnagar & Surat.
Phase 2 : Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Mangaluru, Kozhikode and Kochi.
Phase 3 : Agatti,lakshadweep, Kochi, Munnar, Kovalam, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Puducherry and Chennai.
Phase 4: Port Blair, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Jabalpur, Raipur, Nagpur, Indore, Sagar and Bilaspur.
Phase 5 : Sambalpur, Bhubaneshwar, Kolkata, Malda, Darjeeling, Cooch Behar, Shillong, Silchar and Agartala.
Phase 6 : Aizawl, Imphal, Kohima, Itanagar, Guwahati, Alipurduar and Gangtok.
Phase 7 : Purnea, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow, Bareilly, Dehradun, Shimla and Manali.
Phase 8 : Pathankot, Jammu, Amritsar, Chandigarh and Delhi.
The ride is also having a provision of City to City relay ride, which means that anyone can join the ride from one city to another. The ride is being supported by the club Flying Squad India.
They will participate in various activities like training sessions, seminars, workshops, gram sabhas, quiz competitions and games in schools. There will be a surprise event which will be disclosed duting the course of the ride. Special prizes will be distributed by the riders and people can join the league anywhere they want.
Some of the social causes of the ride include :
Swacch Bharat (#EkBharatSwachhBharat): The riders will be visiting cities & villages to spread messages on cleanliness along with informing different Govt/Non-Govt resources & avenues available for public to accelerate & facilitate the drive further.
Salute Force (#Salam100): They plan to visit homes of 100 martyrs to pay homage and respect for their contribution.
Skills Development (#WllWins) : They will organize seminars in different academic institutions on subjects like Financial Literacy, Career Orientation & Employment skills like Interview Preparation, Business Etiquettes, MS Excel, & PowerPoint etc.
Women Empowerment (#Mission1000): They will arrange free Bike Riding Sessions for girls in different cities.
Throttle Team wishes them good luck for this special ride!