Enthusiasts' Jamboree
Bike India|December 2019
TVS Motor Company organized their first bike festival, TVS Moto Soul, at Hilltop in Vagator, Goa
Azaman Chothia

TVS kicked off their firSt bike festival for enthusiasts and avid riders and what better place for it than Goa? the festival was held to commemorate TVS’ racing heritage and also to display the history of their presence in indian motor sport. the two-day festival was held on 18 and 19 october and saw various riding groups and a number of participants attend the event.

Heavy downpour played spoilsport on the first day of the festival, but that did not affect the proceedings at Moto Soul. Stunt competitions, obstacle races, and dirt-track endurance races were the highlight of the festival. the Moto Soul festival brought together riders from across India to inculcate the spirit of TVS’ racing.

TVS also announced their riders for the 2020 Dakar rally to be held between 5 and 17 January. Michael Metge is all ready to lead the team on his seventh outing at the rally, while Lorenzo Santolino will make his second appearance. the team also introduced Johnny Aubert, who brings 35 years of racing experience with him, and Harith Noah of India who has been performing well in various international rallies. Unfortunately, the Indian rider, Aravind KP, will not be able to take part in this year’s rally due to a leg injury in an earlier practice session. We wish him a speedy recovery.

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