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Malaysia - London: a Honeymoon in Motorbike

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Many Malaysians have proven that ‘round the world’(RTW) adventure by  motorcycles are now very much possible. Countless of long distance rides  have been recorded by Malaysians since. Latest being a couple ride from  Selangor state to London, England. Mohd Alfishahrin (31) and his new  bride, Diana Latief(30) have decided to complete their ‘honeymoon’ all  the way to London, by riding a moped, Honda RS150R (4 stroke,150cc).  They have just got married two weeks prior to the flag off on 8th April  2017.

As a ‘practice’, Alfi had made shorter distance rides mainly to  Indochina and up to mainland China. With co-operation from Anti-Drug  Agency of Selangor, Alfi brought with him a message to inspire youth of  the state to be more active in healthy lifestyle and to stay away from  drugs. RTW touring is chosen as a platform to spread this message. He  would hope to complete the 25 countries journey in 120 days through the  routes he’s chosen : Thailand, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey,  Greece, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic,  Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,  Netherlands, Belgium, France and lastly United Kingdom. Currently in  Pakistan, the couple has had challenging moments especially to pass  through highest motorable road on earth, Khardung La Pass India. Being  on a moped with pillion really tested the strength and spirit of Alfi.  However, he is determined to accept all the coming challenges to  complete this once in a lifetime journey.

On why he’s chosen a 150cc bike to to this ride, he said, “It is of  course more economical and Honda dealers can be found on almost every  corner on the earth. Should some things happens to the bike, the chances  are they can be fixed by locals’. Givi Asia has helped made this  journey more meaningful by sponsoring the popular sidecases of E22 with  topbox E43 Advance, Double Visor M30.3 helmets with Blackjack jackets.  He updates his ride and photos at