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26th August, 2019. Biking Queens of Surat have become the First Indian Women Bikers to reach London from India on their Bikes after covering 21000+ kms in 21 Nations of 3 Continents propagating the cause – "Ride for Women's Pride" and "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao". On the 26th of August, the Biking Queens will be Awarded a Certificate from the World Book of Records for – Being the First time ever bikers to cover 3 continents – Asia, Europe and Africa on motorbikes for Social Campaign - Women's Pride. Biking Queens reached London on the evening of 24th August after completing their 3 months ride from India.

Biking Queens had started their ride from Uttar Pradesh on the 5th of June and the ride was flagged off by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh – Sh. Yogi Adityanath. They covered all sorts of terrains in the Countries that they visited and also unfurled India's National Flag in Barcelona, Spain on the 15th of August. On completing their ride in London, they were welcomed by the Biking Community in London's Ace Café. Later after their visit to the Indian High Commission in London, the Biking Queens will meet people from the Indian Community in London on 27th and 28th August. A grand Reception has been organised for the Biking Queens on the evening of 28th August where the dignitaries of UK will remain present.

Dr. Sarika Mehta, Founder Biking Queens said, "It is really overwhelming for us to finish this historic ride in the span of 3 months and reach London. We have received great support in almost all the countries that we passed through. It was a lifetime experience for us to meet the NGO's, visit the Indian Embassies and High Commissions, and the locals as well as the Indian Community. We faced various difficulties whilst on the ride, but it is all a part and parcel of life, which only made us stronger."


Dr.Sarika Mehta (Founder of The Biking Queens)

Dr.Sarika Mehta

Founder of The Biking Queens

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