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Watch the craziest bike stunts!

Last updated on: August 04, 2009 

Watch the craziest bike stunts!

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Love bikes?

Well, MTV India and Bajaj Auto has got just the show, titled Pulsar MTV Stunt Mania, for you. Yup, it's another reality show where bikers from across the country compete against each other in daredevil stunts.

Unlike other reality shows, this one will be devoid of backbiting. Only skills with the bike matter. Twelve contestants will be taught death-defying stunts by Allan Amin, stunt director of Bollywood films like Dhoom and Singh is Kinng.

Without further ado, we introduce you to the 12 daredevils.

Name: Smithaa Gondkar
City: Pune  

According to you, what are the three things that make a good stunt?

Body alignment with bike, balance and most importantly, throttle (speed).

Three words that best describe your machine.

Best for trail riding, suits my body type, mean.

What is the hottest stunt you've ever done?

Trailing in the woods.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

My bike is perfect. I wouldn't want to change a thing.

What makes you better than the rest?

My versatility -- my interests range from bikes and sports to acting. I am also daring and fearless.

What message do you have for other contenders?

I will surprise you all.


Image: Smithaa Gondkar

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If looks could kill

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Name: Umair

Age: 21

City: Bhopal

According to you, what are the three things that make a good stunt?

Your passion toward it, your motivation and the way you look at it.

Three words that best describe your machine.

It looks cool and can face any challenge -- the best.

What is the hottest stunt you've ever done?

Blind wheelie; single tire wheelie; wheelie on a footpath.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

A small tire in the front, moved out fairing so it can perform free style easily.

What makes you better than the rest?

My looks -- I can help anyone in any situation without failing.

What message do you have for other contenders?

My competition is with myself only.


Image: Umair

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'The craziest road experience happens everyday on my way to college'

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Name: Shirin Solomon

Age: 20

City: Mumbai

According to you, what are the three things that make a good stunt?

The task, competitors and the prize.

What is the craziest road experience you have ever had?

It happens everyday on my way to college.

Three words that best describe your machine.

Compressed, good pick up.

What is the hottest stunt you've ever done?

Swapping seats with the pillon rider during the day on a Highway.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Just using my bikes to the best of its ability.

What makes you better than the rest?

The urge to learn the tricks of the trade and master competition.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Watch out because you cannot compete with me!


Image: Shirin Solomon

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'Whatever I perform is hot'

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Name: Sunny Matharu (Gurpreet Singh)

Age: 25

City: Delhi

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Balance, control and concentration.

What is the craziest road experience you have ever had?

When I rode my bike for 12.1 km on a single wheel (longest in India).

Three words that best describe your machine.

My Life Partner.

What is the hottest stunt you've done?

Whatever I perform is hot.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

It's a stock bike.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Just work hard and biking should be everyone's top priority. No selfishness in Stunt Mania.


Image: Sunny Matharu

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'Be prepared. Competition is here'

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Name: Firdos Shaikh

Age: 23 

City: Pune

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Practice, synchronization and more practice -- technique is the key.

What is the craziest road experience you have ever had?

A double seat wheelie crashed while stunting.

Three words that best describe your machine.

Powerful, smooth and clean.

What is the hottest stunt you've done?

Double seat wheelie at a 70 degree angle; side skitching.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

44 teeth sprocket, K&N filter. Currently a stock machine.

What makes you better than the rest?

I put my all into whatever I do, quickly learn stunts and don't give up easily.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Be prepared. Competition is here.


Image: Firdos Shaikh

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'I put my heart, soul and enthusiasm in all aspects of stunt riding'

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Name: Syed Adil Kazmi

Age: 20

City: Bhopal

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Good stunting bike, proper knowledge of stunting and practice.

Three words that best describe your machine.

Adrenaline, powerful and balanced.

What is the hottest stunt you've done?

My first circle wheelie (as I was the first person to do it in India).

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Nothing really. I have just changed the rear tire to get more of a grip.

What makes you better than the rest?

I put my heart, soul and enthusiasm in all aspects of stunt riding.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Jab tak mein bike par nahin hoon, mere paas rehna, lekin jab mein bike par hoon mere paas bhi mat aana!


Image: Syed Adil Kazmi

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'I think the passion for stunt riding sets me apart'

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Name: Vartika Pande

Age: 21

City: Pune

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Balance, concentration and a good condition of bikes.

What is the hottest stunt you've done?

Stoppie and chain-saw.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Nothing.

What makes you better than the rest?

Being a girl, I think the passion for stunt riding sets me apart.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Do well and hope the best will win.


Image: Vartika Pande

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'My bike sets me apart'

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Name: Prabhupal Singh Mathadu AKA Honey

Age: 20

City: Pune

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Burn outs, speeding and a crist.

What is the craziest road experience you have ever had?

When my Bike and I were going at 165 kmph and a dog came in between.

Three words that best describe your machine.

Red hot chilly pepper, power and comfort.

What is the hottest stunt you've ever done?

Burn outs and lots of crist.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Changed spark plug; removed extra weight to make it light.

What makes you better than the rest?

I would say my bike sets me apart.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Beware of the contestants because I'm the man and you all are the girls.


Image: Prabhupal Singh Mathadu

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'Stunting makes me better than the rest'

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Name: Mohammad Javed Gauri

Age: 23

City: Saharanpur

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Passion, concentration and practice.

Three words that best describe your machine.

Power, stunt and drag.

What is the hottest stunt you've done?

Standup.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Filled it with Castrol Power.

What makes you better than the rest?

Stunting.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Be happy everyone!


Image: Mohammad Javed Gauri

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'Bikes make me better than the rest'

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Name: Kashif Alam

Age: 22

City: Bangalore

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Perfect bike, best rider, best safety gears.

Three words that best describe your machine.

Do not own one.

What is the hottest stunt you've ever done?

Wheel spin-rolling a bike.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

High speed and condensing.

What makes you better than the rest?

Bikes make me better than the rest.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Whatever you do, do it from the heart.


Image: Kashif Alam

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'Lord of stunt bikes'

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Name: Sachin Sihag

Age: 19

City: Chandigarh

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Power, technique and balance.

What is the craziest road experience you have ever had?

While racing downhill from Kasauli to Shimla and my bike fell 350 feet down.

Three words that best describe your machine.

"Lord of stunt bikes".

What is the hottest stunt you've done?

Combo seat stander which includes standup and half old foot.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Fitted NJK Iridium spark plug, silicon wire, K&N Filter, removed extra body.

What makes you better than the rest?

My hard work passion and confidence.

What message do you have for other contenders?

All the best for all my friends.


Image: Sachin Sihag

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Biking at 120 kmph... and a brick on the road!

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Name: Sourabh Handa

Age: 22

City: Ludhiana

What are the three things that make a good stunt?

Concentration, skill and will power.

What is the craziest road experience you have ever had?

When I was biking at 120 kmph and there was a brick on the road.

What is the hottest stunt you've ever done?

Semi high chair wheelie.

What have you done to make your machine hotter to perform stunts?

Install a rear disk brake.

What makes you better than the rest?

Stunting.

What message do you have for other contenders?

Sorry brothers and sisters. Please forgive any mistakes I may have made.


Image: Sourabh Handa

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