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Bengaluru biker girl is breaking barriers in fast lane

DNMUM425663 | 11/7/2018 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :552

RIDING HIGH 22-year-old Aishwarya Pissay’s ultimate goal is to take part in Dakar Rally

Mumbai: Motorcyclist Aishwarya Pissay loves living her life in the fast lane. Yet for the winner of four national championship titles, convicing her near and dear ones about making a career in motoracing was a rather slow process.
“I come from a very conservative family,” the 22-year-old from Bengaluru says during her visit to the city. “The only reason I’m getting to do what I want do is because my parents are divorced. My mum feels that I should explore the world and see what I can do,” she adds.
Riding bikes was always a hobby for Aishwarya, often embarking upon weekend trips from Bengaluru with her friends. The hobby tag changed about four years ago, when she took part in a show for a TV channel wherein contestants had to tra
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