Indian women motorcyclists are a growing subculture who are passionate about riding bikes and challenging societal prejudices. Female motorcyclists have increased dramatically in recent years, with many forming groups and clubs to meet and ride together.
These female riders have shattered cultural and societal boundaries by following their passion for motorcycles and taking solo travels throughout the country. They are commonly seen riding through India’s highlands and highways, finding new locations, and advocating for women’s empowerment and equality in society.
Top 7 Indian Women Bikers Who Are Smashing Stereotypes With Their Rides
They not only inspire other female travelers, but they also acquire respect and recognition in an industry dominated by men. They have established themselves as role models in society.
1. Aishwarya Pissay
Bengaluru, in the state of Karnataka, is home to Indian woman biker Aishwarya Pissay. She won the FIM Bajas World Cup in the women’s division in 2019, becoming the first Indian female biker to do it in the history of racing. She started her motorsports career in 2011, and since then, she’s taken part in numerous regional, national, and international competitions.
Along with numerous other titles and honors, she has won the Indian National Supercross Championship and the Indian National Rally Championship. Aishwarya is passionate in AP19, a health and wellness company, in addition to motorsports.
2. Anam Hashim
Anam Hashim stands out among the group of female bikers. She is a skilled freestyle street motorcyclist from India, making her the only stunt artist from her country to make a name for herself in the 2017 International Stunt Competition.
She was one of the first women to travel over 2,150 kilometers on a TVS scooter to Khardung La. Anam also took part in the most difficult rides, which included completing a single Dessert Strom.
3. Dr. Neharika Yadav
Neharika, one of the best female bikers in India, is known as Doctor N among her peers on the races. She is a superbike racer who consistently defeated 40 male competitors to win the 1000cc division of the JK Tyre Superbike Championship.
Neharika had spent her entire life aspiring to, desiring, and becoming closer to her goal, but all changed when she was fatally injured in a truck collision in 2005.
4. Esha Gupta
The solitary cyclist who completed the Mumbai-Delhi-Kolkata-Chennai Golden Quadrilateral in under 40 days rode 7,000 kilometers across 10 cities. She even left her position at an MNC in order to pursue her love and goal of cross-country travel.
Esha traveled to 16 states in 2016 alone to research whether women may safely operate motorcycles across the country. She came to the conclusion that women can ride motorcycles on Indian roads without fear.
5. Maral Yazarloo
In addition to riding a motorcycle, Maral Yazarloo is an Iranian-Indian motivational speaker, fashion designer, artist, and marketer. She initially purchased a Harley Davidson and then a Harley Nightrod Special. Maral set out on her own, without any assistance or company, to travel the seven continents.
In just 18 months, she completed a voyage that began in India and covered more than 110,000 kilometers across 64 countries. She is fighting for Iranian women’s rights to obtain a motorcycle license.
6. Roshni Misbah
Roshni Misbah is a 22-year-old Indian biker described as a ‘hijabi-biker’. She has a distinct riding style while wearing a headscarf on her Honda CBR motorcycle. Roshni is also a member of numerous bicycle groups including ‘bikerni’.
Riding a bike means more to Roshni than merely showing off her speed. She has received harsh criticism from family members, relatives, and friends for riding a bike while wearing a headscarf. With her father’s help, she defied all prejudices. She also participates in “cause rides” and leads several social awareness projects. She believes in safe biking and always drives with her safety equipment.
7. Roshni Sharma
Roshni Sharma is an example of a woman who has achieved significant success. She set a record for riding alone from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, covering 11 states, and became the first woman in India to accomplish it.
She rode through difficult mountainous terrain and sceneries on her approach to finishing the 5,453-kilometer trek. She demonstrated that a woman may reach any height she desires.