It also earned him the title of ‘captain cool’ which refers to his temperament, but for those who love motorcycles, the ‘cool’ refers to his collection of bikes.
His love for bikes is widely known and has been there even before Mahi joined mainstream cricket. It started with a Rajdoot and has now expanded to some of the most exotic bikes up for grabs in the world. The list is long so let’s get to it. We couldn’t choose a favourite among all these motorcycles and hence, the list is in no particular order.
We all know about captain cool’s love for bikes. He is passionate about cars and bikes. He has a distinguished collection of bikes. He earned the title of “Captain cool” for his calm and composed behavior but those who loves bikes and cars call him cool for his collection bikes. His collection include the vintage models to latest editions. His love for bike is widely known and his first bike was rajdoot. Whenever he got time, he loved to ride his rajdoot. We could not tell which one is his favorite among all the bikes. His collection includes:
Yamaha Rajdoot RD350( His first motorcycle)
The Yamaha Rajdoot has a big fan following in India. Every bike lover is a big fan of yamaha. Dhoni, a big fan of yamaha, bought RD350 as his first bike. MSD restored the bike to its glory and it looks completely different now.
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2. Ducati 1098
Ducati 1098 also finds a place in captain cool’s bike collection. The Ducati 1098 was manufactured by an Italian company Ducati from 2007 to 2009. It comes in three versions 1098, 1098S, 1098 R. It is one of the favorite bikes of Mr. Dhoni. He has been shown riding around the city on this bike many times
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3. Harley Davidson Fatboy
Fatboy is one of the best selling and impressive model introduced by Harley Davidson. For every bike lover, Herley Davidson is must have bike. Mr Dhoni has one too and takes it for a ride regularly. The price of the beast in India is 17 lakh.
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3. Kawasaki Ninja H2R
Next up on the list of Dhoni’s bike is The Ninja H2R. The Kawasaki Ninja H2 is a “supercharged supersport” class motorcycle with a 998cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke supercharged engine. The Ninja H2R is another name of performance with a top speed of 300+ kmph. The price for 2017 model is 33.30 lakh.
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4. Confederate X132 Hellcat
The Hellcat is one of the most popular and rarest bikes in the world, introduced by confederate Inc. an American manufacturer. Famous celebrities Brad Pitt, David Beckham, Ryan Reynolds and Tom Cruise all own this bike. Dhoni is the first customer in South East Asia to own this bike. He bought the bike in Rs. 27 lakh.
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5. BSA Goldstar
Another vintage bike in Mahi’s collection is the BSA GoldStar. The BSA Goldstar is one of the most successful and best performance bike of the late 50s. This single cylinder bike was made by BSA, a british company from 1938 to 1963.
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MS Dhoni’s love for bikes does not end here. Some more pictures of him with his bikes.
He won this bike as Man of the match in 2006 against England. Image courtesy :espncricinfo
2. Dhoni rides with Parthiv Patel in chennai, while playing for CSK.
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