Col Manoj Keshwar (founder – MANKSA) stepped out of uniform after command of his Regiment ( a Victoria Cross Regiment), to pursue a passion of his life … Road Tripping around the world.
After voluntary retirement from Army, Mike did an Executive Global Business Management
Program from IIM Lucknow followed by a year as HR Head of McDonalds (North & East).
Mike then moved on from the corporate to raise his passion start-up Viktorianz, a bespoke
Adventure Travel Company focused on adventure road trips and treks around the world.
Here is a video of of Mike and his dream Viktorianz, as covered by News 18 Channel –
Col Manoj Keshwar -Military Motorcyclist
His adventure travel company of about 6 years, has grown rapidly to run road expeditions in
19 countries covering Indian subcontinent, South East Asia, Europe and ANZ Region. He
leads a crack team of Ride Captains, who have decades of road trips experience to conduct
motorcycle operations within a Geography and trans-border.
Their recent landmark 53 day, 22000 kms, road trip from India to London has been the talk
of town in road trips circle.
Here is an Audio Podcast about him and his road journey across half the world.
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Listen to the Podcast
Viktorianz today is one of the most respected Road Trips Company of India. It has a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for last 3 years in a row.
Mike is a man of a few talents – an American Long Distance Rider– ( Rode 1680 kms in 24 hour), has jumped World's highest bungee, runs half marathons, bit of a golfer, a speaker and a
He has over 100,000 international riding kilometres under his belt around the world and still counting. The future road trips projects in the pipeline are – TransAfrica, Trans Australia and Delhi to Vladivostok.
The causes of Martyrs and Veterans is at the heart of Mike, and he regularly contributes to them. He leads a ride to a battlefield each year to pay homage to the Martyrs … They did Kargil last year and a ride to Rezangla War Memorial this year.