Rex

Adventure Designer - Rex Havoc

If founding Perth Cafe Racers, AFTERSHOCK and organising The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Perth isn’t enough, Rex designs all the Himalayan Heroes adventures so that people can have the best time of their lives while giving back to the communities the riders. Rex is your point of contact. 

Rex rides a W650 Cafe Racer, a CB350 Brat, and a customised Royal Enfield Scrambler. He also wears a Yeti suit from start to finish on every adventure. It makes the kids smile and it’s a bit of a laugh…or maybe it’s just a fetish thing?

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Giving Back Ambassador / Team Medic - Tito

Having a general rule that he says yes to pretty much any opportunity that presents itself if he has no real excuse not to, Tito jumped on the Stairway to Heaven tour in 2017 after meeting us briefly at Throttle Roll. Despite having damn near destroyed one of our bikes, the trip had such an impression on him that he and his friends (most of which met on that first tour) pretty much immediately booked out a DGR and Mongolia tour, becoming a hard face to for us to avoid.

Rarely seen in any one spot for an extended time, he is continuously heard saying that he’s legitimately afraid he would rust if he slows down. Tito is often seen riding ridiculous distances on his Victory Highball raising funds and awareness for multiple charities in the process. When not on some random adventure, he then spends his free time volunteering his time and efforts where he can. Appropriately, Tito has now become our point of contact for our GIVING BACK program that allows us to find ways to give back to the people and communities we visit.

Tito is ex-military and now works in Sydney as a paramedic, so when on tour he also plays the role of team medic. Obviously it’s hopeful that nothing happens to you, but rest assured, if it does he has your back.

Buddhi

Tour Leader - Buddhi

Buddhi has been leading motorcycle tours though the Himalayas and all over India for over 10 years. He has competed in the Raid de Himalaya at the highest level and has a preference for going off the beaten track.

Buddhi is a multilingual local guide: among his repertoire of spoken languages are English, French, Basic Spanish, Nepali and a couple of Indian regional dialects as well as his mother tongue Hindi.

“Buddhi, our guide was a super chilled character and a very calming influence for the group, and was a confidence builder, taking care of every little hurdle that presented itself with calmness and efficiency.” – Peter Scott 2014

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Tour Leader - Moti

Moti has ridden solo all around the sub-continent mapping out routes for adventure motorcycle enthusiasts to explore the hidden beauty of the high Himalayas.

Having run a professional garage he is well placed to lead your adventure. Riding for Moti in not only a passion, but a necessity.

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Tour Leader - Khem

Khem started out with us as a nervous junior sweep rider. His riding ability has improved (Don’t worry mate, no one saw you come down on that hairpin in Tawang) and he’s adept at negotiating at the checkpoint crossings so he now leads some of our adventures. Very professional, possesses  a fantastic disposition and he’s starting to understand Aussie and British humour. If he’s not leading an adventure, he can be found leading a trekking expedition or hanging out taking selfies with his mates. Young fellas eh!

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Ash

Photographer / Videographer - Ashwin

Ashwin Goswami joined us in 2017 and we threw him into the deep end by putting him on our most challenging route – The Super Scramble.

He graduated as an engineer but his passion was riding motorcycles. He has travelled all over India before joining Himalayan Heroes. He’s a self taught photographer and videographer and has worked with several film production companies following events such as Raid De HimalayaMtb Himalayas, Dakshin dare, Baja India cross country rally.

Don’t challenge him to a race as he’ll kick your butt. He’s bagged a few national records and won some local races. In 2016, he set the national record for the fastest person to traverse Indian subcontinent from (Khardungla top to Kanyakumari ) in 76 hours.

“I absolutely love working for Himalayan Heroes and sharing mutual love for motorcycling with the people from around the world is always a fantastic experience as there’s always so much to learn and explore. I love capturing and providing memories for the people who come on the adventures and I’m willing to go the extra mile to make a moment special”

Jassa

Senior Mechanic - Jassa

Jassa is every riders guardian angel. Often the most valuable person on tour, he has saved many riders who have found themselves with a flat tyre, dirty fuel or have put their bike down.

Based in Delhi for the last decade he is in charge of the continuous maintenance of our bikes in workshop and custom garage. Jassa joins and assists most of our motorcycle adventures on the Sub-continent, including the Himalayas, Nepal and Bhutan.

Bear

USA Ambassador - Bear Haughton

Bear is a bit of a legend in the USA motorcycle scene so we were pumped when he joined us on our first private adventure with Pipeburn. We were even more pumped when that adventure affected him so much that he wanted to join the team so that he could share the experience he had with a many people in America as possible.

Bear then organised our first tour of the Eastern Himalayas which was a brilliant success.  He looks after the Himalayan Heroes USA Instagram page amongst many others. He’s the busiest guy we know but will always find time for you. If you are on a tour lead by Bear, it’ll run like clockwork (he’s ex military so there’s no other way)  but you’re guaranteed to have fun. He definitely wouldn’t have chosen the pic on the left as his profile pic…and that’s why we chose it 🙂

Get in touch with Bear on our toll free number +1 888 766 0240

Ben

UK Ambassador - Ben Saggers

Ben came with us on our second adventure and was at the back of the pack (or lying on the ground) as he’d only just got his license. He moved from Australia to the UK and started London Cafe & Custom and an outbreak of a few contagious diseases. When he organised the the inaugural Distinguished Gentleman’s Route to the highest road in the world that went off without a hitch, we invited him to be part of the team. He now looks after the Himalayan Heroes UK Instagram Page.

We didn’t hear back from him for 6 months but he caved in the end. He can be seen at the London Motorcycle Show representing Himalayan Heroes, coming last in a race at Dirt Quake and hanging around some of London’s most popular public toilets.

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Canadian Ambassador- Patrick Colleran

Patrick booked to come with us on our infamous Distinguished Gentleman’s Route adventure in 2017 but when the time came, his new business had taken off and he couldn’t afford the time off so he sent us an email to apologise. We suggested we could just transfer his deposit to an adventure later in the year. Patrick was blown away with the service and even more so with the adventure in Nepal so he wanted to spread the word amongst his fellow Canucks.

Patrick supports an orphanage with 27 kids in Kathmandu, runs Packhound Motorcycles and is often buried under the snow.