- #AOGRideToSpitiValley commenced on July 19, 2022, from Chandigarh
- TVS AOG to #RideForChange, distributing educational supplies to students in Komic Village
- 13-day marquee ride will cover all key points of interest and various terrains across the Spiti circuit
TVS Apache, the premium motorcycle brand from TVS Motor Company, has flagged off the 2022 edition of TVS AOG Ride to Spiti valley. The 13-day marquee ride will conclude on July 31, 2022 in Chandigarh. The ride was flagged off by Mr. Karnesh Sharma, IAS, Director, Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Punjab, Mr. Himanshu Gupta, PCS, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Dera Bassi, SAS Nagar, Punjab, and Ms. Amaninder Kaur Brar, PCS, Additional Deputy Commissioner General, SAS Nagar, Punjab.
The TVS #AOGRideToSpitiValley 2022 has a participation of 22 riders from across India who will be riding their TVS Apache motorcycles for more than 1500 kms through some of the most scenic roads and treacherous terrains. This will give them an unforgettable opportunity to embark on a journey of a lifetime while celebrating the ultimate bond between Man and Machine. As a socially responsible group, TVS AOG will #RideForChange as it will also contribute and pledge towards making the lives of students better. As a part of this initiative, TVS AOG supported by TVS Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social of arm of TVS Motor Company, will be supporting students in Komic village for an entire year by distributing educational supplies.
Commenting on the ride, Mr. Vimal Sumbly, Head Business – Premium, TVS Motor Company, said: “TVS Apache series has been instrumental in flourishing premium motorcycling culture in India. TVS Apache Owners Group is the official community of like-minded TVS Apache riders, and is currently present in 65 cities across India with over 1.25 lakh members. We organize multiple formats of rides and events for our TVS Apache owners to bond with each other, hone their skills and prove their mettle. The #AOGRideToSpitiValley 2022 is one of our annual marquee rides that pushes the limits of the riders and the bikes. This year we have also initiated the #RideForChange supported by TVS Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social of arm of TVS Motor Company, wherein we as TVS AOG give back to the society.”
TVS Apache has redefined the sports segment by focusing on race performance, making it a highly desirable product for sports enthusiasts. This has resulted in creating a customer base of over 4.7 million across the globe. Initiatives like TVS AOG are also a means for the brand to push the technological and engineering limits of the TVS Apache series through “Track to Road” philosophy, thus increasing the performance and fun quotient. The results of these initiatives are visible as TVS Apache has become one of the fastest growing brands in its segment.
Below is the detailed itinerary of TVS #AOGRideToSpitiValley 2022:
Day 01 – July 19 – Chandigarh
Day 02 – July 20 – Chandigarh to Narkanda – 180 km – 7 to 8 hours
Day 03 – July 21 – Narkanda to Chitkul – 185 km – 9 to 10 hours
Day 04 – July 22 – Explore Chitkul – 75 km
Day 05 – July 23 – Chitkul to Kalpa – 65 km – 4 to 5 hours
Day 06 – July 24 – Kalpa to Kaza – 250 km – 9 to 10 hours
Day 07 – July 25 – Key Monastery to Kibbar – 100 km – 6 to 7 hours
Day 08 – July 26 – Langza to Hikkim to Komic – 100 km – 7 to 8 hours
Day 09 – July 27 – Kaza to Chandra Taal – 100 km – 7 to 8 hours
Day 10 – July 28 – Chandra Taal to Manali – 120 km – 9 to 10 hours
Day 11 – July 29 – Explore the Valley of the Gods – 100 km – 9 to 10 hours
Day 12 – July 30 – Manali to Chandigarh – 300 km
Day 13 – July 31 – Conclusion, ride out to respective destinations
TVS Apache Owners Group (AOG) is a community of passionate and like-minded TVS Apache riders sharing a common platform to explore and spread their enthusiasm for motorcycling. After four years of its journey, AOG is now present in 65 cities across India having over 1.25 lakh members. Riders in the TVS AOG community have completed over a thousand rides till date.