Harley-Davidson's 8th India H.O.G. ® Rally Culminates in Goa
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Entertainment | February 19, 2020 | Press Release
Harley-Davidson India Grand Hyatt Goa Sonam C Chhabra H.O.G Rally
Harley-Davidson hosted the 8th edition of its annual India H.O.G Rally from February 14-15 2020 at Grand Hyatt Goa. The carnival witnessed over 2000 exuberant H.O.G members from 31 chapters ride across Goa to celebrate the spirit of brand Harley-Davidson. Approximately 800 riders joined the parade across the city on February 14, supported by the Ministry of Goa Tourism and flagged by Uday Madkaikar, Mayor, The Corporation of the City of Panaji. Nilesh Cabral, Power Minister, Government of Goa, also graced the occasion as guest of honor on the first day of the event.
The two-day celebrations were hosted by Celebrity host Sonam C Chhabra who kept everyone engaged with her charm and wit. The Event had a great line-up of Artists including performances by singer Neha Bhasin, Anand Bhaskar Collective and DJ Suketu, the custom bike contest featuring some of the country’s best custom builders, a stunt showcase by international stunt riding champion – Aras Gibieza and the most awaited awards and recognition for H.O.G. members. Key sponsors including Jeep, Havells, Cred, MRF, American Crew and GoPro also kept the riders engaged at the rally. The Event was produced and executed by Believe Entertainment.
Nigel Keough, Vice-President, Harley-Davidson India, said, “The Harley Owners Group was created as a way to build longer lasting and stronger relationships with our customers. It gives me immense pleasure to see how countries are imbibing this culture in a big way and we are already over a 7500-member strong family in India.”
Sajeev Rajasekharan, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India, said, “In the last decade, Harley-Davidson has worked towards cultivating the leisure motorcycling culture in India. In this short span, our H.O.G. rallies have been witnessing an increase in traction year-on-year with riders riding from across the country to our rallies, all driven by their passion and love for the brand. We are proud that the India H.O.G. rally has become one of the flagship events in the motorcycling circuit/community and we will continue to celebrate the essence of riding together.”
Celebrity host Sonam Chhabra announced the brand awards including Chapter of the Year 2019, Chapter Manager of the Year 2019, Custom Bike of the Year, Zonal Rally of the Year 2019, Special Initiative of the Year 2019, 21x365, I Rode Mine, Triple 5, Big 5, 100K and 200K.
Popularly known as H.O.G., Harley Owners Group has over a million members registered worldwide, with a 7000- member strong family in India. Harley-Davidson has continued to raise the bar when it comes to community engagement in India. H.O.G. is not only a successful community-owned by the brand but is also the only fully functional riding club across the globe.
For brand lovers, the five marquee H.O.G. rallies held annually are the most awaited dates in the H.O.G. calendar. Kicked off with the India H.O.G. Rally in Goa, the line-up includes four zonal rallies. Each zonal rally is uniquely curated and hosted by a local chapter of the Harley-Davidson network, elected based on their performance under the ‘Chapter of the Year’ contest umbrella.
Here is a glimpse from the 8th India H.O.G.® Rally, 2020 -
Harley-Davidson hosted the 8th edition of its annual India H.O.G Rally from February 14-15 2020 at Grand Hyatt Goa.