Based by Pune man Vinit Kenjale, Classic Miles, thought of India’s first museum devoted to classic two-wheelers, has 500 fashions of bikes, scooters and mopeds, starting from Fantabulous by Royal Enfield to Hercules Moped 1967.
From the ‘Matchless’ bike utilized in World Struggle II to the Girnar scooter and the ‘Bobby’ bike; Classic Miles, India’s first classic two-wheeler museum, showcases over 500 classic bikes, scooters and mopeds.
Positioned in Maharashtra’s Metgutad village on the Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar route, Classic Miles has turn out to be Mahabaleshwar’s latest attraction for bike lovers.
The long-lasting two-wheelers on the museum embody Jawa’s first moped, Fantabulous by Royal Enfield, bikes utilized by British troopers, Kinetic Luna, Lambretta 59, Ramona 1960, BSA Bond — India’s first mono-shock suspension bike — and Hercules Moped 1967.
The person behind the museum is Pune’s Vinit Kenjale, who has been amassing classic two-wheelers from manufacturers similar to Vijai Tremendous, Jawa, Chetak and Vespa since 1986. And almost 4 many years later, he began the bike museum, in 2021.
“The 80s have been a really fascinating interval for bikes in India. I noticed folks discarding previous fashions and shopping for new bikes very quick. I questioned what occurred to these previous bikes and that’s after I come across the concept of amassing them,” the 56-year-old tells The Higher India.
Vinit additionally factors out that classic bikes evoke a way of nostalgia in guests. “From dropping youngsters to highschool and taking the one that you love on lengthy rides to giving lifts to strangers, there are a number of feelings related to scooters. I need to give the older era a chance to relive these moments once more,” he provides.
The entry payment for the museum is Rs 100 per particular person.
Watch the museum’s huge assortment of iconic wheels of yesteryear.
Edited by Asha Prakash.