" To travel and explore, to make friends, to expand boundaries and perspectives and to create a positive impact on society"

2015

Icerun - Ride on top of a Frozen lake

Mission: Ride a bike on top Lake Baikal, Russia to create awareness about global warming

Bike: Ural Motorcycle

Team: Natraj Mahalingam & Ashwin Chandrasekar

Noteworthy Points:

  • A 15 days expedition/adventure riding atop of frozen lake

  • Minimum temperatures less than -30-degree centigrade

  • Hostile conditions: including no supplies of food, No emergency support 

  • Was featured in Russian media and across the world.

  • Rode a marathon 24 hrs straight to reach first in the event

 

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Kanniyakumari to Kargil on a Bike

2003

Mission: To create awareness about colon-rectal cancer by traveling from the southernmost point to the northernmost point of mother India on a motorbike.

Bike: Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 cc

Team: Ashwin Chandrasekar & S Chandrasekar

Noteworthy Points:

  • The event featured in more than 45 newspapers & 8 TV channels  across India

  • A total distance of 4555 Kms covered over 42 days

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Welcoming the Independence Day Sun Across India

2004

Mission: To ride from Chennai to Mangalore starting at sunrise reaching before sunset, welcoming the Independence Day sun across India.

 

Bike: Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 cc

 

Noteworthy Points:

  • Covered more than 700 km in less than 10 hrs

  • Reached Bangalore in 3 hrs 20 mins - faster than the Shatapthi

 

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Various Cycling Trips to Pondy & Thirupathi

2007-2015
Mission: Have done multiple trips on cycle to Thirupathi ( 150 Kms) and Pondy ( 165 Kms ) from Chennai
Bike: Road Runner Pro D

Rollerblading to Office

2008
Mission: To commute to office on roller blades to create awareness about fossil fuel consumption
Noteworthy Points:
  • Traveled 6 Kms to office and back on a daily basis for over 8 months on roller blades.

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