Bangalore bikers show up in big numbers at the 17th International Jawa CZ Yezdi Day
Bangalore, July 14: The 17th International Jawa CZ Yezdi Day witnessed a massive turnout on Sunday, hosted by the Bangalore Jawa Yezdi Motorcycle Club (BJYMC) at the St Joseph’s Indian High School grounds.
The celebrations were held to coincide with this year's edition of the International Jawa Day, which falls on July 14 this year.
The club has been organising the event since 2008, and this year, they witnessed over 800 bikers at the event, informed members of the group.
Earlier, the group's Co-founder Brian Ammanna invited fans to check out almost all the models produced in India from the Ideal Jawa Factory, on display at this year’s event - including the popular Jawa 250cc, Yezdi Model B, Yezdi Classic, Yezdi Deluxe, Yezdi Monarch and Yezdi Roadking and rare Indian and imported models such as the Jawa and Yezdi 350cc Twins, 50cc Jawa Jet, 125cc CZ, Jawa Perak, Cezeta scooter.
The event included a live Bike Build activity, where a fully dismantled 1990 model Yezdi Roadking was assembled and subsequently taken out for a ride.
There was also an obstacle course for enthusiasts to try their hand, while the event also included food and merchandise stalls for the general public.
The Bangalore Jawa Yezdi Motorcycle Club is a non-profit organisation started by four enthusiasts back in 2007. It has over 1,000 Jawa and Yezdi motorcycles of all variants found in Bengaluru.
With the recent launch of the new 4-stroke Jawa bikes, the club is also inviting new riders and encouraging them to actively participate.
The club's main intent is to bring back the fame and glory that these Jawa and Yezdi bikes enjoyed during the 1980s and 1990s.
The group BJYMC is the country's largest club for Jawa and Yezdi bikes and is popular for hosting the annual Jawa Day celebrations.
The club meets on the second Sunday of every month at Hotel Konark, Kanteerva Stadium, Bangalore at 9 am.