Royal Enfield Tour of Bhutan 2014 flagged off from Siliguri

Flag off for the tour. Photo:
Flag off for the tour. Photo:

The third edition of Royal Enfield Tour of Bhutan kicks off from Siliguri along with One Ride 2014. The tour of Bhutan will mark yet another ride in manufacturer’s rides calendar and will take the riders through some of the most scenic and picturesque terrains in the Land of Dragons. The tour began with Mr.R.K Sachdeva, Regional Manager (West Bengal & North-East), Royal Enfield flagging of the ride.

The Tour of Bhutan will consist of seven days that will take the Royal Enfield riders in the Himalayan Kingdom that will traverse through the snow-capped mountain peaks in the eastern Himalayan ranges namely the black mountains and the Shivaliks. There are 20 riders journeying through the scenic hilly terrains into the dragon’s lair, Bhutan. The riders will be cruising through many different places like the country road lined with orchards and rice fields, tiny villages and bustling marketplaces. The participants start from Siliguri in West Bengal and ride to Thimphu from Darjeeling through Phuentsholling, Paro, Bumthang, Trashigang and finally return to Guwahati covering a distance of 1,500 kilometers.

Speaking on the Tour of Bhutan, Shaji Koshy, Senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing, Royal Enfield said “The Tour of Bhutan is one of the most scenic rides in our tour calendar that promises unique sights and sounds of the Himalayan region. This marquee ride in the eastern region will have great roads and sweeping turns in the midst of picturesque landscapes that will provide a ‘pure motorcycling’ experience to each of our participants”

“The Tour of Bhutan flag off also coincides with Royal Enfield One Ride, a ride that celebrates every Royal Enfield rider, anywhere in the world. One Ride takes place on the first Sunday of every April and on this day we encourage all Royal Enfield owners across the world to ride their motorcycles with their friends and family” added Mr. Koshy.

To celebrate One Ride 2014 more than 100 riders across Darjeeling and Siliguri gathered at Siliguri. Enthusiastic participants traveled from Siliguri to Sevoke along with the Tour of Bhutan contingent.

One Ride 2014 was celebrated by over 3300 Royal Enfield customers and enthusiasts. All Royal Enfield company stores and dealerships across the country and abroad organised rides where customers were invited to ride together.

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