A 6000km ride on a solar-powered e-rickshaw
 
 

Our Mission:

Sustainability.

The SunPedal Ride is a movement to create awareness about solar energy, sustainable mobility, and healthy living. This time we’re spanning a 6000km journey along the Golden Quadrilateral in India in 60 days, discussing with area locals and stakeholders, the importance of clean energy in a world which is deeply threatened by climate change.

 
 
 
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Around India in 60 Days

IN A SOLAR POWERED TUK-TUK

The SunPedal Ride – Golden quadrilateral is a journey on a retrofitted solar powered electric auto rickshaw (tuk-tuk) and a support vehicle for 60 days and 6000 kilometres along the Golden Quadrilateral route in India.

We start our ride in Bengaluru on May 25th 2019, and proceed to Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai to finish finally in Bengaluru.

Other major cities along the road are - Pune, Surat, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Vizag, Nellore and Vellore.

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How Electric Mobility is Clean

1. ZERO tail-pipe emissions

2. Reduced operation cost

3. Lower Noise Pollution

May 2019

Sushil Reddy travelled across nine Indian states, three European countries, and part of the US west coast, all on a solar-powered e-bike. Over the three trips, he cycled about 11,811kms in 139 days.

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SO FAR…

 
 
 

Get Involved

We’re a nonprofit entity, and we need all the help we can get. If you can put us in touch with your school, workplace or university, or can simply house us for a night in your city, please get in touch with us!

 

HELP US ORGANIZE

We want to get in touch with your school, college, workplace, community, or university. We’ll chat about sustainability & clean energy, with the people we meet.

House us for a night

We’re on the road for 60 whole days, across many cities and towns in India. We would love it if we can stay with you and gain an understanding of your culture.

Make a Donation

Our ride is for a nonprofit cause. We are raising just enough to cover our expenses for these 60 days. If you can help in any way, that would be amazing!

 

Our Partners

 

Our Team

Sushil Reddy   Sushil is an Energy Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. in 2016, Sushil started a cause called - The SunPedal Ride - to promote solar energy via public interactions, workshops and media outreach in villages and towns in India - . He is a Guinness World Record holder and Limca record holder for the longest journey on a solar powered electric bicycle. Currently, Sushil is doing Masters in Sustainability and Social innovation at HEC Paris.  Sushil will be in charge of awareness interactions throughout the journey.

Sushil Reddy

Sushil is an Energy Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. in 2016, Sushil started a cause called - The SunPedal Ride - to promote solar energy via public interactions, workshops and media outreach in villages and towns in India - . He is a Guinness World Record holder and Limca record holder for the longest journey on a solar powered electric bicycle. Currently, Sushil is doing Masters in Sustainability and Social innovation at HEC Paris.

Sushil will be in charge of awareness interactions throughout the journey.

Ruthvik Arya   Ruthvik graduated from Arizona State University with a Master in Software Engineering in 2018. Back to hometown Bangalore after a while, he is trying to make it as a successful freelance engineer. Previously a software engineer with Microsoft, he’s worked on Bing, MSN Sports app and Dynamics CRM. He’ll usually be seen dazed in his own thoughts, or immersed in a book.

Ruthvik Arya

Ruthvik graduated from Arizona State University with a Master in Software Engineering in 2018. Back to hometown Bangalore after a while, he is trying to make it as a successful freelance engineer. Previously a software engineer with Microsoft, he’s worked on Bing, MSN Sports app and Dynamics CRM. He’ll usually be seen dazed in his own thoughts, or immersed in a book.

Pallavi Siddhanta   Pallavi is a Master in Mass Communication from Banaras Hindu University and a product marketing strategist, who took to freelancing in the past year after quitting her e-com job in New Delhi. She moved to Sikkim and worked at a backpackers hostel for 7 months, and specializes at marketing, branding, and communication. She’ll be seen lost in a canvas when not dabbling with words.

Pallavi Siddhanta

Pallavi is a Master in Mass Communication from Banaras Hindu University and a product marketing strategist, who took to freelancing in the past year after quitting her e-com job in New Delhi. She moved to Sikkim and worked at a backpackers hostel for 7 months, and specializes at marketing, branding, and communication. She’ll be seen lost in a canvas when not dabbling with words.