2016 Royal Enfield Rider Mania Is Back! The annual event will have everything it has had before and something new to experience too!
The beach town of Vagator, Goa will be buzzing with the energy of Royal Enfield owners from November 18th to 20th. Yes these are the dates of the iconic annual gathering of Royal Enfield enthusiasts. This time around, more than 4,500 riders have already registered for three-days of action packed mornings, adrenaline pumping afternoons and surreal evenings. Royal Enfield Rider Mania is an annual motorcycling festival where people come together to celebrate a common passion; the joy of riding. The core element of Rider Mania are the people who come together in Goa every year to celebrate their love for Royal Enfield Many of these riding groups travel thousands of kilometers all the way to Vagator, relishing every moment leading up to Rider Mania.
Over the years, Rider Mania has grown into a place where experienced and new riders find common ground to engage and take part in different facets of motorcycling. The 3-day festival has motorcycling events ranging from contests to learning courses to live music. Fans can also shop for a plethora of motorcycling accessory and gear stalls at Rider Mania. The Rider Mania 2016 three-day adventure that includes many interesting activities. Off-road training session, a hands-on training experience available to anyone who rides a Royal Enfield. The one-hour session will be conducted on 18th Nov 2016, where the participants will be trained for basic riding skills on dirt by experienced coaches.
Slow Race, where the slowest participant to complete the track without putting their leg down or going out of their lane wins.
The Maze Chase where riders use their manoeuvrability skills to complete the specially designed course in the shortest time. Hands on events like Assembly Wars and Carry your Bike also add to the fun element of Rider Mania and test participants skill with the bike and build spirit of motorcycling.
‘Trials’ is going to be there at Rider Mania this time. With a specially designed obstacle course, it tests one’s riding skills. There will be a special category for Himalayan owners this year. Rider Mania will be introducing a learner’s course this year. A number of enthusiasts go with their motorcyclist friends to Rider Mania and this initiative provides an excellent opportunity for them to be introduced to the experience of pure motorcycling.
For the lovers of pure motorcycling Early Riser’s, a ride to experience Goa in all its morning-glory. This will start from the Rider Mania venue on 19th & 20th November. Authentic Goan experiences, like Mahadai Wildlife Sanctuary, Divar Island via Panjim to Old Goa comprising of a ferry ride before culminating at Vagator will begin.
Rider Mania offers something for everyone. Riders with a flair for film making have a chance to showcase their skills with the camera through a special ‘Shoot your Rider Mania 2016’ workshop. Starving artist films (S.A.F)’s Rahul Datta, who has worked with some of the most well-known brands in the country, will be present at the venue to share his knowledge and experiences with the participants.
Custom bikes have always been grabbing big attention. Most of these motorcycles are exclusively designed and built for Rider Mania and will be on display. There are special Royal Enfield Pre-Rider Mania parties being held in Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai and Pune to kick-start the celebrations. The remaining Pre-Rider Mania parties are scheduled to be held in Chennai and Pune.
Pune, Classic Rock Coffee, Kalyani Nagar, 28th October, 2016 (Fri) | 7:30 pm
Pre-Rider Mania rides are beginning in across the seven states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. Interested Royal Enfield fans can sign up for the ride in their city on Rider Mania page of the official Royal Enfield. WEBSITE LINK: REGISTER HERE!