Print Edition - 2017-06-16 | News
Mechi to Mahakali ride to raise Parkinson’s awareness
Jun 16, 2017-
A group of bikers will be travelling 1,126 kilometres on a “Mechi to Mahakali (M2M) Challenge” ride in a bid to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease.
They are set to embark on the journey on June 19. The six-day-long event will also promote tourism, said the organisers.
Famous rider Pramod Shrestha “Goofy” and few other riders will be joining the M2M challenge.
“We want to set the benchmark for the new riders of the upcoming generation by completing the challenge. You need to be physically and mentally strong for such kind of challenges,” said Shrestha at a press meet organised in the Capital on Thursday.
According to Shrestha, the objective of the M2M is also to promote tourism, as the ride will cover the road from East to West.
The riders will begin their mission from Kakarvitta in the East and end at Mahendranagar in the West.
The event is being organised by Himalayan Enfielders. It is promoted by Nepal Tourism Board and supported by Friends of Royal Enfield, Nepal Automobile Sports Association, Nepal Motorcycle Federation, Royal Enfield, Everest Bank and Buddha Air.
Published: 16-06-2017 08:13