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Monday, 26 November 2012

INDIAN CELEBRITIES AND THEIR BIKES

John Abraham's Rajputana CustomJohn Abraham's Rajputana Custom




John Abraham, the renowned actor and bikes admirer from Bollywood owns a custom built motorcycle which is handcrafted by the Jaipur based bike builder, 'Rajputana Custom'. Rightly titled as the light foot, this motorcycle entitles a lightweight design, right from the front mask to the rear bumpers. The bike embraces a 500 cc engine from the most acclaimed two-wheeler manufacturer in India, Royal Enfield. Literally, all of the integrated parts on this machine are built by hands, thus portraying the true value of customization. The motorcycle equips a girder suspension system and an internal throttle assembly. The leather-wrapped single seat is supported by a leaf-spring suspension system, which is exquisitely customized to suit John Abraham's weight. Other parts like drum brakes, handle bars, fuel tank, fenders, spokes, rims, etc., are sculpted with perfection to reflect the actor's attitude in every inch of the bike. 

Shahid Kapoor's Yamaha MT-01


Shahid Kapoor's fascination on the wheels started much earlier before he dived into his acting career. The young Indian Actor owns a Yamaha MT-01, one of the most incredible motorcycles built by the manufacturer. The bike equips a massive V-twin engine that has a displacement capacity of 1670cc and literally generates exhilarating torque with mind-boggling acceleration. Mated to a constant mesh five-speed gearbox, this bike churns out a maximum power of 66.3kW with a peak torque of 150 Nm. A few years back, Shahid Kapoor enthralled the people at Yash Raj Studios when he entered the place on this bike. Other celebrities like Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan and John Abraham too witnessed the scene and enjoyed his bike's elegance.

Sanjay Dutt's Fat Boy

The well-known Bollywood actor, Sanjay Dutt owns the Fat Boy that was built by one of the most admired bike builders in USA, Harley Davidson. In fact, the manufacturer's presence in India has stupefied many of the bike enthusiasts with their incredible line-ups of massive motorcycles. Fat Boy encloses a 1690cc air-cooled twin-cam engine that is coupled with an Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection system. Mated to a six speed transmission system, this motorcycle twists out 132 Nm of torque. To everybody's surprise, this bike entitles an Anti-lock Braking System, which is customary on the mid-range four wheelers only. The actor relishes riding this bike on the roads of Bandra, in Mumbai.

Zayed Khan's Ducati 999

Zayed Khan is another passionate biker in the Bollywood industry. The renowned actor had performed a few daring bike stunts in his movies. In reality, he like to roar on the roads soaring to high speeds. The actor admits that he is born with racing instincts and his passion towards bikes is truly natural. His bike stunts in the movie 'Blue' were so natural and scary, not only to his parents but also to the viewers. Racing Ducati 999 at high speeds was quite dangerous, still the actor enjoyed his shoot in Thailand, owing to the motorcycle's mind-boggling ride and handling. To add up, this bike's stunning performance had made the actor to keep the motorcycle with him. Apart from speed, Zayed khan expects quality and smooth riding as well, in his bikes. 


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