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Being a Heir, Giving that Extra percentage of yours makes things better


Being a Heir, Giving that Extra percentage of yours makes things better by citymoto in Uncategorized Comment: 0

In Nepal, It has always been a trend to take on your grandparents/ parents business and boost it up with your own style. This is a story of similar kind of business that has passed on generations and now booming in the area of repair and maintenance and motorbike tourism, centered in the most happening tourist place in Thamel, Kathmandu.

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Late Ram Krishna Maharjan during Dashain festival 

City motorbike was a Motorcycle Repairing Center in Thamel, Kathmandu on going for more than 35 years now and still going on with the enthusiastic heirs. With the passion and that heart to go an extra mile for their customers has brought them in this level.  They have defied the expectations of their customers and brought a different level to their profession. So, here is the story of them and their journey.

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Late Ram Krishna Maharjan during Dashain festival 

It’s a journey of cousin brothers, Late Mr. Ram Krishna Maharjan and Tirtha Maharjan. They started off with a small repair center inside a small alley of Thamel. When they started off, they were just following their hobby and interest in repair and maintenance of bikes with few staffs of their own. Their service was so good and above the expectation that their business flourished.

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In this photo: From Right Late. Ram krishna Maharjan, Tirtha Maharjan

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In This photo: Mr. Tirtha Maharjan with Honda XL

In the early 90s, their eldest brother’s son Mr. Baburaja Dangol joined the joint venture of his uncles. He joined the Motorcycle workshop on 1987  Until then, Mr. Buddharanta Maharjan (son of Late Mr. Ram Krishna Maharjan) was a school going kid.

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In this photo: Mr. Buddha Ratna Maharjan

City Motorbike team member Buddha Ratna Maharjan

In this photo: Mr. Buddha Ratna Maharjan

He used to come to the workshop with his daddy on his seasonal holidays.  He used to have a lot of interest in Mechanical engineering from his early childhood. Looking at his brother Mr. Baburaja doing a part-time job in his school-going days, he also wanted to be there someday.

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In this photo: Mr. Buddha Ratna Maharjan & Mr. Babu Raja dangol

Mr. Baburaja got his training from his mentor’s uncle Late Mr. Ram Krishna Maharjan and Mr. Mahendra Bir Malakar (one of friend). And the little kid Mr. Buddha used to get some enlightenment from his father. They both were taken into the words of Late Mr. Ram to be an honest and hardworking person. After finishing up his schooling, Mr. Buddha joined in the workshop with his dad, uncle, and brother on 1988.

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In this photo: Mr. Baburaja Dangol with Honda XL bikes

On this era, there used to be less variety of bikes. But the popular ones were Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kwasaki, etc. Both the young brothers were in love with the Japanese company’s bikes. So, they had Honda CG125 and Honda CD100 with their savings. In their young age, they took on their parents repair center and gave their best till 2013.

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In this photo: Late Ram Krishna Maharjan

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In this photo: Late Ram Krishna Maharjan

It’s when their younger cousin brother Mr. Sujan Maharjan  ( Son of Mr. Tirtha Maharjan) came to them with a new enthusiasm and a great idea City Motorbike. He started his working career from Vairab Interactive Pvt. Ltd. (Digital Marketing Company in Kathmandu). After working for around 6-7 years, he started to give shape to his idea on starting Motorbike hire & Tours in Kathmandu, Nepal.

He felt a lot of potential in Motorbike tourism in Nepal while working on a project in (Local Q & A Portal website in Nepal). He did a lot of research on motorbiking and motorbike Tour company in Nepal along the repairing centers with his two elder brothers.

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In this photo:  Mr. Sujan with Yellow shorts and Mr. Buddha Ratna in Blue leather jacket.

Nepal is popularly known as a destination for trekkers and mountaineers, Nepal is quickly becoming a popular destination for Motorbike bike riders now.

Some came to Nepal with their own motorbike where as some rent a motorbike in Kathmandu for their travel to different parts of Nepal. Then the journey of the City Motorbike (motorbike repair center, bike rental service, motorbike tour service center in Nepal) started from 2015.

Till date, Late Mr. Ram Krishna Maharjan had retired and expired, whereas Mr. Tirtha Maharjan owns his own motorbike repair center and the three heirs is continuing their journey on City Motorbike with their enthusiasm and a step more care for their customers.

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In this photo: Tirtha Maharjan

The service center is still remembered with their father’s name. And their hard work has gained them with more than 2000 clients from different parts of the world and now operating motorbike tours in various parts of Nepal. 

You can check their Motorcycle tour packages itinerary and fixed departure dates here if you want to join them.

Follow them on social medias to get more on Motorbike tours!

Text by: Sujita Prajapati

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