Sonia Jain, a leading biker in
the country, has registered her name in the Limca Book of Records along with
India Book of Records (IBR) for the year 2017 for riding 100 different models
of motorcycles, the highest number by a woman in the country, as of August 16,
2016. She rode each bike for a minimum of 5 km to 500 km. The motorbikes varied
from 60 cc, 63 kg Sunny to 1811 cc, 360 kg Indian Roadmaster.
Hailing from the capital,
Sonia is a competitive motorcyclist and rally racer. Her journey started right
after her education when, just to be able to win a bike, she participated and
won 'The India Bike Rally' (2009) organised by Yamaha and BIGADDA. Since then,
there has been no looking back for this trailblazer. She has been a part of
various rallies and professional motorcycle rides covering the length and
breadth of the country aboard the meanest machines on two wheels. Some of her
notable feats include riding the 1811 cc Indian Vintage from Delhi to Pune;
covering 1900 kms across 6 cities in Rajasthan riding the 800 cc Triumph Tiger.
Jain was also a part of MTV
‘Chase the Monsoon’ Season 4 which involved her riding 3000 km from Shimla to
Ooty as part of the show. Other notable machines ridden by her include the 1811
cc Indian Roadmaster, HD Roadking, Ducati Monster, Hayabusa and Yamaha MT01 to
name a few. Among Vintage motorcycles, Sonia has ridden Ariel, BMW R69, Rajdoot
GTS 175/ Bobby and Triumph 1942 3HW.
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