PANAJI: Lemiride, a bike rental aggregator platform focusing on experiential travel was launched in 18 cities on Republic day. To mark this event, a networking session was held at Goan Room, Dona Paula, which was attended by stakeholders from various travel related ventures. The event was filled with conversations and ideas with stakeholders from various travel-related ventures. Lemiride is promoted by two young and dynamic entrepreneurs Preetesh Rane and Chirayu Mishra. They primarily serve two types of customers: ones who rent for travel and other who rent for commute within cities. Founder of Lemiride Preetesh Rane said, "Lemiride is my dream project, an idea that I have been nurturing since I started travelling. I rented a bike on first solo trip from Ahmedabad to Kutch and bike stopped due to low fuel. I was flabbergasted by the experience. Over the next six years, I travelled 22 States across India renting bikes in most of these places experiencing the business first hand". Co-founder Chirayu Mishra said, "Lemiride is a platform for people who share the same passion for travel as the entire team at Lemiride. We want to be a go to brand for people wanting to experience the world differently". Lemiride, is a bike rental aggregator platform. Using Lemiride, one can book a bike of your choice, anytime, in 18 locations across India. So, they are like Ola on two wheels minus the driver.
Their customer experience does not just stop there. They also provide suggestions and tips to their customers enabling them to have an offbeat experience. They are currently present in 18 places across India including Goa, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Manali, Leh, Lucknow, Kolkata, Guwahati, Bangalore among others. Lemiride is at the intersection of travel, technology and mobility ecosystem. That is their strength. They plan to expand their reach to 40 cities over next one-year and plan to rent out at least 5000 bikes per month by the turn of the year. They are also planning to engage and collaborate with adjacent industries in the experiential travel arena like homestays, tents, local food, trekking and offbeat journeys growing into a complete travel solution for the modern youth.