An avid rider, trekker, filmmaker and author of “Dream To Ride Around The World”, Kedarnath GM embarks upon another world tour today to fulfil his passion for motorcycling on a Royal Enfield Himalayan. His four year long journey was flagged off by Mr. Shaji Koshy, Head Business Market – India+, Royal Enfield from the company’s brand store at Adyar, Chennai.
Prior to this, Kedarnath has covered a distance of 18,000 kms passing through 13 countries across Asia and Europe on his Royal Enfield Thunderbird between 2013-14. His documentary ‘A Voyage on My Motorbike’, that showcased highlights of his long travel stories, won the best film to promote world peace at the Rajasthan International Film Festival, 2016. This is Kedarnath’s second world tour where he will traverse through varied terrains across countries in Asia, moving onto Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe and Africa on a Royal Enfield Himalayan, finally culminating his ride in UK.
Royal Enfield has extended their support to Kedarnath during his ride as a representation of the company’s commitment towards encouraging motorcycle enthusiasts towards their passion for riding and exploration.
About Royal Enfield:
The oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, Royal Enfield made its first motorcycle in 1901. A division of Eicher Motors Limited, Royal Enfield has created the mid-sized motorcycle segment in India with its unique and distinctive modern classic bikes. With its new manufacturing base in Chennai, India, Royal Enfield is able to grow its production rapidly against a surge in demand for its motorcycles. With more than 50% growth every year for the last 5 years, Royal Enfield is fast becoming a very important player in the global mid-size motorcycle market and is working towards re-inventing this space with motorcycles that are evocative and engaging and great fun to ride.
Royal Enfield’s product line‐up in India includes the Bullet, Classic and Thunderbird models in 350 and 500cc displacement along with Continental GT 535cc café racer and the purpose built Himalayan powered by the LS410 engine. Royal Enfield operates through 17 company-operated stores and 706+ dealers in all major cities and towns in India, and exports to over 50 countries across the world including the USA, UK, several European and Latin American countries, as well as the Middle East and South East Asia.
Royal Enfield also organizes and supports many motorcycling events and rides globally, more prominently the Rider Mania – an annual gathering of Royal Enfield riders from all over the world to the lovely beaches of Goa, and the Himalayan Odyssey, the most arduous motorcycle ride over some of the toughest roads and highest mountain passes in the Himalayas. Royal Enfield also conducts the popular ‘One Ride’ where people around the world ride out on their motorcycles on the first Sunday of April.
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