Rajdoot 175 Electronic - 1996 model - motor engine picture
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Rajdoot is originally a Polish post-war design that was manufactured in India and became a great success. At the time it was the only other motorcycle besides the much more costly, heavy and gas guzzling Royal Enfield. Other 2 wheelers of the time were only scooters and mopeds.
Working in the agricultural department the government granted Rajdoot bikes to it's officials. The bike is known for it's durability and hence won the milkmen with their rugged routs.
15 years ago he received it brand new from the factory. Since then he accumulate 200,000 km on an average of 30km/liter and practically no repair. The bike's 2 storke engine was never opened or overhauled. Only repairs he had done are shock absorber, sprocket and tires replaced.
Read the full story on: A date with a King. Rajdoot
Rajdoot 175 Electric - 1996 model - motor engine picture
More about this rural India personal documentary on My India: Where every village is home - Experience !.
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