Aseem Singh Pawar is a young Indian chief of Inline 3 Custom Motorcycles who was protegonosta on these pages with previous work. This is his latest project. is he himself who tells us of this bike that has completely changed the face transforming from an enduro bike for a run on salt lakes.
Royal Enfield Himalayan cought my fancy the very first day I saw it. I was lucky enough to be invited to it's world exclusive launch. Little did I know that just after 6 months I will be presented with an opportunity to make the worlds first custom Himalayan. This salt racer style Himalayan has been built for the South Delhi Motorcycles.
The largest RE dealership in delhi. This bike is the showstopper of their showroom. It's my 5th custom motorcycle project and the idea was to exploit the capability of a brand new platform for custom work. All the body work is done in aluminum. It has custom stainless triple tree with gun metal nuts for the extra oomph. The bike has shed more than 20kgs due to extensive use of aluminum.
The bike is a proper hard tail with dummy stainless steel rear shock absorbers. Firestones tyres were used and the height was dropped to just 4 inches to achieve the perfect stance. The overall silhouette of bike resembles of a prancing predator.
Checkered aluminum sheet was used instead of a leather seat to give it a more purpose oriented look. The exhaust is also aluminum, it's a under belly unit, which snugs perfectly without without disturbing the aerodynamics of the bike. All this weight savings and improved aerodynamics has certainly helped make this the fastest Himalayan of the world. And soon this claim will be put to test at the Samber salt lake.
I had a tremendous amount of fun making this bike and letting it go was one of the hardest things for me. But am happy coz this creation of mine now adorns the showroom floor of south Delhi Motorcycles. I would like to thank Mr Naveen Kachru, Mr Ikjot Singh Bhasin for providing this opportunity and Mr Gursourabh Singh for helping me achieve my dream.