Army ‘Eagles’ riding to Guinness Record
LUCKNOW : Eight ultra cyclists of the Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of the Indian Army (known as Eagles), who are on a unique ultra cycling expedition called Jai Bharat to create a Guinness World record of longest distance cycling in a country, reached Lucknow on Friday after successfully covering a total distance of 18,511 Km.
The expedition was flagged off on August 15, 2018 from Secunderabad, as part of the Corps’ Platinum Jubilee celebration. The team aims to cover approximately 25,000 km in 120 days and pass through all the states of India, completing the Golden Quadrilateral of India.
The expedition is planned to be completed in three parts:
THE TEAM AIMS TO COVER APPROXIMATELY 25,000 KM IN 120 DAYS AND PASS THROUGH ALL THE STATES OF INDIA, COMPLETING THE GOLDEN QUADRILATERAL
Secunderabad to Leh and Leh to Kanyakumari (6891 km), Kanyakumari to Tezu and Tezu to Koteshwar (9001 km) and finally from Koteshwar to Delhi (9631 km). On behalf of the Army, Cdr of the Corps of EME complimented and encouraged the team to complete their gigantic and adventurous expedition with high morale and flagged off the expedition on to its next destination i.e. Bharatpur.