Passion is the name —- Bittoo Sondhi popularly known as Bittoo Bikewallah who pursued his dream to become a National and International biker is now supporting others to chase their dreams through “Dream on Wheels”.
Bittoo’s passion for bike driving gave him the strength to fight the doctor’s decision to amputate his right leg due to cancer.
Bittoo bike walaFirst sign of his triumph sparkled in 1988, when he stood first in Dara Desert Rally from Delhi to Jaipur and Great Dessert Himalayan (GDH) – international event and ever since that there has been no looking back in his career.
Over the years he has participated in over 58 major rallies like Raid the Himalayan, South India Rally, Hot weather rally, K-1000 etc- National and international- always finishing in top 5 positions. Sondhi also brought the recognition to the sport by doing an advertisement for Hero Puch with actor Aamir Khan. This ad paved the way for his successful modeling career involving top bike companies like Escorts, Yamaha and Hero Honda.
He currently runs a successful second-hand bike showroom-Bittoo Bikewallah-at Lajpat Nagar, His extra-ordinary exploits in the field of motor-cycle rallying despite being a cancer survivor besides his astonishing zest for life and humility have been recognized by Action Aid – which has christened him as its ambassador.
His determination to give back to what he has achieved to the society, led him to motivate children and youth across India through his association not only with ActionAid but organizations like Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Smriti, Plan International, Vikalp, World Comics, Unicef, Chetna, Kalyanam and many more.
Be it the issue of disability, girl child & female feticide, vulnerable street children, Polio Bittoo has voiced his concerns at every given opportunity and his perseverance has no periphery.
Bittoo also initiated a new idea to bring joint friendship channels between India & Pakistan and to write the common history of two countries. He organized cricket match of street children including homeless and freed bonded labourers to spread the message of peace and harmony between the two countries for ActionAid & Plan international.
Having seen life very closely and the long struggle, the underprivileged children remind him of his childhood dreams and his yearning to reach out to each one of them.