Marc Marzuez, Jorge Lorenzo (2nd and 3rd from left)
The Honda Group of Companies in the Asia and Oceania region successfully held the Honda Asian Journey 2019 from October 31, 2019 to November 3, 2019. The Honda big bike caravan cruised through Peninsular Malaysia, ending up at the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) event.
Over 60 riders comprised of customers, journalists, Honda dealers, and associates from six countries, namely Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and India participated. They gathered to experience the joy of riding Honda’s CBR Series motorcycle all the way to the destination, the Sepang International Circuit.
The journey began 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 kicked off by travelling to Malacca, where a scenic landscape awaited the riders to enjoy while cruising.
On October 31, 2019, the Honda Asian Journey 2019 kicked off with a ride from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca, the historical state with heritage buildings, ancient landmarks and colonial structures. On November 1, 2019, there was a ride from Malacca to Genting Highland, the cool hill station set amidst the cool mountain air and a majestic 100 million-year-old rainforest.
On November 2, 2019, a ride took place from Genting Highland to Putrajaya, Malaysia’s third and latest Federal Territory. A welcome dinner featured an exclusive appearance by MotoGP riders, including 2019 champion Marc Marquez.
A ride to Sepang International Circuit for the MotoGP race happened on November 3, 2019. Hundreds of other Honda customers cheered for the Honda GP riders in the Malaysia MotoGP.
The Honda Group of Companies in the Asia and Oceania region hosted the Honda Asian Journey 2019. The group includes Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd. of Malaysia, PT Astra Honda Motor of Indonesia, A.P. Honda Co., Ltd. of Thailand, Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd. of Vietnam, Honda Philippines Inc. of the Philippines, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt., Ltd. of India and Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd., regional headquarters for the Honda Asia and Oceania region.
The total distance was approximately 550 kilometers and the Honda models featured are CBR1000RR, CBR650R, CBR500R and CBR250RR. Information about and photos of the Honda Asian Journey 2019 can be found using the official hashtag #hondaasianjourney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.