Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly speaker P D Sona and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India director (sales and marketing) Yadvinder Singh Guleria on Tuesday flagged off the first edition of Honda Sunchasers-2021 –‘H’ness Quest for the Land of the Rising Sun’ from Ruksin.

Ruksin, a town located in the East Siang district in East Siang district, is around 231 km from the state capital.

Organised by Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd in association with Arunachal Tourism, the 7-day bike expedition will see 11 expert riders saddle up on their H’ness CB350 to explore Arunachal Pradesh.

Starting from Ruksin, the convoy comprising renowned auto journalists will clock over 800 kilometres over seven days.

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The expedition would be led by Himalayan Motorsports Association president Vijay Parmar and his team.

Navigating through the challenging terrain, which offers an extensive touring experience, the riders will pass through the picturesque locations of Bomjir, Hayuliang, Walong, and Namsai.

Welcoming the initiative, chief minister Pema Khandu said, “We welcome Honda 2 Wheelers India and our media friends who have set forth on a journey to explore Arunachal Pradesh. “This one of its kind ride on the popular Honda H’ness CB350 will represent the unexplored destinations of Arunachal, its culture, deep-rooted traditions, and scenic beauty. I wish all the riders a safe and exciting journey,” Khandu added.

Speaking on the association with Arunachal Tourism, Guleria said Known as India’s land of the rising sun; Arunachal Pradesh receives the first rays of the Sun while the rest of the country is still asleep.

We are sure that riders from across India too will be wowed as they experience the unexplored beauty of Arunachal Pradesh. We thank Arunachal Pradesh Government for extending such a warm welcome to us and wish all riders a safe and exciting journey, he said.

Guleria said Honda H’ness CB350 has seen a fantastic response from over 10,000 biking enthusiasts across India.

“Celebrating the go riding spirit, we are excited to flag off Honda SunChasers 2021 – our next big initiative to build a like-minded community of passionate riders through a truly differentiated ride experience,” he said.

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