TVS Flags Off ‘Ride Of Honour’ Motorcycle Expedition

Modified On Dec 3, 2018 By Benjamin Noel Gracias for TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0

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The ride will see six women army officers cover over 1,700km in 10 days! 

TVS ride of honour

TVS, along with the Indian Army, has flagged off a motorcycle expedition across India called the ‘Ride of Honour’. The expedition aims to inspire women to join the armed forces. For this, six women army officers will cover 1,700km astride TVS’ Apache RTR 200 Fi 4Vs over the next 10 days. The riders, all of whom are from the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME), include Lieutenant Colonel Manmeet Kaur, Major R K Nirban, Major Gazelle Sareen, Major Deepti Bhat, Lieutenant K U Roji and Lieutenant Priya Kashyap.

TVS ride of honour

They will be riding across Bhopal, Indore, Vadodara, Mumbai, Pune, Sholapur and Secunderabad and will interact with students at various educational institutions and training institutes. The expedition will conclude on 7 December, 2018, at Secunderabad. Stay tuned for more updates.

TVS ride of honour

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TVS Motor Company flags off ‘Ride of Honour’ motorcycle expedition in association with Indian Army

7 women Army officers to ride TVS Apache RTR 200 FI 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles over 1700 km in 10 days to inspire more women to join the armed forces

Bhopal, 29 November 2018: TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, today flagged off the ‘Ride of Honour’ motorcycle expedition in association with the Indian Army. Starting from Bhopal, six women Army officers will be traversing 1720 km in 10 days covering 6 cities and will be riding TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles. The expedition celebrates the contribution of women in the Indian Army and also aims to reach out to more women to encourage them to join the armed forces.

The women riders are Lieutenants and Major rank officials from the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME). This is an Arms and Service branch of the Indian Army. This wing provides technical advice to other units and conduct recovery operations in peace and war. Riders include Lieutenant Colonel Manmeet Kaur, Major R K Nirban, Major Gazelle Sareen, Major Deepti Bhat, Lieutenant K U Roji and Lieutanant Priya Kashyap.

TVS ride of honour

During the ‘Ride of Honour’ expedition, the officers will be interacting with students from various educational institutions and training institutes of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of Indian Army. This will help the students know more about life in Indian Army and encourage them to be a part of the country’s armed forces. Women students will get a sneak peek into the lives of women officers and get to know in detail about the skills required to be a part of the Indian Army.

The team will traverse across the length of the country from Bhopal to Secunderabad and cover cities such as Indore, Vadodara, Mumbai, Pune, Sholapur and Secunderabad astride the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles, an award-winning motorcycle from the stables of TVS Motor Company. The ‘Ride of Honour’ expedition will conclude on 7th December, 2018, at Secunderabad.

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