Tamil superstar Ajith Kumar, who is a passionate biker, goes on many trips on his superbikes. Now, the actor has revealed that his biking is to create awareness on road safety.
The actor took a ride on Aug 18 from Chennai to Bangalore on his new hunk BMW ss1000rr. He was spotted in some villages near Salem.
Thala Ajith says that he has a reason behind his biking. Speaking to a leading daily, the actor said, "Basically, this trip was not just a fun ride on a luxury bike. I would like to create awareness about safety gear and the importance of wearing a helmet to the passionate bikers in the city."
Ajith also added that just because he was in a two-piece suit with shoulder and knee pads does not mean that he is racing. He said that he would like to inspire the on lookers to travel safely and hence, he chose to ride bike with all the necessary safety measures.
Ajith fans hails the actor for his passion. They also say that if acting is Thala's profession, biking is his passion. It is also a good initiative by the actor who has many fan followers.
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Ajith says that one may find the safety measures expensive, but if a mishap occurs, the basic MRI scan itself would cost us close to Rs 7000.
Prevention Is Better Than Cure
Ajith believes in prevention is better than cure. He also added, "So, it is better to invest that money in safety measures rather than spending your hard-earned money for the after-effects of road accidents."
Better To Sweat Than Bleed
When asked about the people suffering from hot and humid in the safety gears, Ajith said, "It is better to sweat than bleed."
Ajith admits that he is responsible for putting safety measures on-screen as well and pledged that he will make sure that he wears helmet in all his upcoming films.
Biking Gives Him Pleasure
Thala Ajith, who is riding super bikes from the age of 18, says that riding the bike gives him little pleasure that he still enjoys.
Ajith Says His Trip Was Meaningful
Ajith refused to disclose where he travelled, all he said is his trip was meaningful.
Ajith On His New Hunk
Recently, Ajith was spotted having dinner in a small roadside hotel at Kattukottai village, on his way to Bangalore.