udChalo, a leading consumer tech firm, launched a path breaking electric bicycle named "VirBike". The company has introduced this eco-friendly vehicle to offer sustainable and affordable transportation options for all Indians inspired by the armed forces. The name "VIR" is inspired by V=IR which is Ohm's law in physics. It denotes the relationship between “voltage, current and resistance” in an electrical circuit. Also ‘VIR’ is said to be someone who is ‘brave’ and ‘courageous’ like our soldiers.
Speaking about the e-bike, Sahil Uttekar, Co-founder R&D Head, VirBike noted, “VirBike” is a high-performance electric bicycle designed to provide a comfortable and smooth ride. The bike is not only eco-friendly but also designed to withstand harsh conditions. It is Ip rated 65 and 67. With a durable lightweight frame, disc brake with electric cut off, and an adjustable seat, VirBike is also lightweight
Ravi Kumar, CEO at udChalo, said, "VirBike is a proud innovation purely conceptualized and developed in India, reflecting our commitment to indigenous research and development. Our goal has always been to provide our customers with sustainable, affordable, and durable transportation options, and VirBike is a significant step towards that goal. Our mission at udChalo is to make life more comfortable for our soldiers, and the VirBike is one-step towards achieving that goal. The VirBike comes in five attractive colors, including a special Olive Green edition, exclusively available to the armed forces as a tribute to their bravery and sacrifice."
VirBike is available for purchase on virbike.com, and the company is offering attractive launch offers to its customers. The bicycle comes with a one-year warranty, and udChalo has an extensive network of service centers across the country to ensure that customers have a hassle-free experience.
udChalo through its website (www.udchalo.com), App platform and 70 Outreach Centers caters to more than 2.8 million serving Defence Personnel and additionally to Veterans and their families. It has grown with a CAGR of over 450% in the last 5 years.
udChalo is registered under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. It holds ERI License from Department of Income Tax and OTA licence from Ministry of Tourism. udChalo has been a recipient of CRISIL Rating of CCAS2. The company was recently recognized by Guinness World Records for participation in two record-breaking cycling events. It was certified as Great Places to Work for three consecutive years. It also ranked 4th at the Economic Times ET Rise awards among India’s Fastest Growing MSME 2020 and was certified as Best Employment Generating MSE at SIDBI ET India MSE Awards 2019.