Gurjeet Singh a cycling enthusiast who has taken part in professional cycling competitions as well, was in Belagavi en-route his Tour of India on his Cycle.
He aims to ride through all the 29 states of India, touching each capital city & UT and attempt to ride 20,000 kms, riding on an average 200 kms a day, 6 days a week and get himself for the record attempt in ‘Guinness Book of World Records and also promote cycling as a sport of choice across the country via this ride.
Gurjeet made a small halt at Infinity studios Firefox bike station, Shukurwar peth on his way to Panjim. He also aims to promote cycling as a sport in India and bring prominence & recognition for my country at international level and Promote cycling as a lifestyle & eco friendly medium of commute for masses.
The Tour of India is planned to be completed in 121 days. An utility vehicle accompanies him to carry terrain bike and other life utilities such as food, water, clothing and other supplies and well trained support staff to handle any unforeseen circumstance (injury, illness, breakdown, security issues etc.
His 3 year old daughter & wife have been a constant source of strength & support for him.