Honda Kicks Off “Honda Asian Journey 2019,” a Big Bike Cruise Through Malaysia to the MotoGP Race

OCTOBER 31, 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 31, 2019 – The Honda Group of Companies in the Asia & Oceania region today kicked off the “Honda Asian Journey 2019,” a Honda big bike caravan that will cruise through Peninsular Malaysia from October 31 to November 3, 2019, ending up at the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) event.

This year, over 60 riders comprised of customers, journalists, Honda dealers, and associates from six countries, namely Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, and India, gather to experience the joy of riding Honda’s CBR Series motorcycle all the way to the destination, the Sepang International Circuit.

The journey began today at the Sepang International Circuit where all riders gathered for safe riding training and warming up on over Honda’s CBR series they will experience during the journey, such as CBR1000RR, CBR650R, CBR500, CBR250R.  In the afternoon, a caravan kicks off by travelling to Malacca, where a scenic landscape awaited the riders to enjoy while cruising.

The itinerary of the Honda Asian Journey 2019 is:

October 31:     Kicks off with a ride from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca, the historical state with heritage buildings, ancient landmarks and colonial structures.

November 1:  Ride from Malacca to Genting Highland, the cool hill station set amidst the cool mountain air and a majestic 100 million-year-old rainforest.

November 2:    Ride from Genting Highland to Putrajaya, Malaysia’s third and latest Federal Territory, to attend a welcome dinner featuring an exclusive appearance by MotoGP riders, including 2019 Champion, Marc Marquez.

November 3:   Ride to Sepang International Circuit for the MotoGP race along with hundreds of

other Honda customers to cheer for the Honda GP riders in the Malaysia MotoGP.

The following Honda Group of Companies in the Asia & Oceania region are hosting the Honda Asian Journey 2019:

– Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia)

– PT Astra Honda Motor (Indonesia)

– A.P. Honda Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

– Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Vietnam)

– Honda Philippines Inc. (The Philippines)

– Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt., Ltd. (India)

– Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd., regional headquarters for the Honda Asia & Oceania region.

Total distance:             Approximately 550 kilometers.

Honda models:            CBR1000RR, CBR650R, CBR500R, CBR250RR

Information about and photos of the Honda Asian Journey 2019 can be found using the official hashtag #hondaasianjourney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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