Mar 25, 2008

Jhansi Rani Laxmibai's ride to be commemorated by women scooter riders

Bipasha Basu from kineticI'm sorry, but I just had to post this... It's kind of funny, you have to admit.

Jhansi Rani Laxmibai's ride to be commemorated by women scooter riders

Chennai, March 25, 2008: 150 years ago, Jhansi Rani Laxmibai, at the young age of 22, undertook a 24 hour, 100 mile horseback ride from Jhansi to Kalpi, in a daring escape from the British forces who had laid siege to Jhansi. Rani Laxmibai's courage has earned her an unforgettable place in India's history, serving as inspiration to freedom fighters. Her legacy of valour continues to inspire India's young women to believe in themselves and strive for achievement.

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of her daring escape, a group of women riders will re-enact her 100 mile journey from Jhansi to Kalpi, on scooters. The rally is being organized by Kinetic Motor Company, and the will be completed on the latest 125cc sensational scooter for women – the Kinetic SYM Flyte. The adventurous and exciting ride will happen on April 04, 2008 from Jhansi to Kalpi and training will be provided by popular Bikeguru Dilip Bam, who has decades of experience in two wheeler
adventure rides.

Announcing the unique initiative, Ms. Sulajja Firodia Motwani, Managing Director, Kinetic Motor Company said," It is my belief that today's Indian women are strong, independent and can do anything that a man can do. Rani Laxmi Bai is my personal heroine, and am sure she is for millions of other girls too. To honor the memory of her achievement, we are organizing this unique rally taking enthusiastic women to reenact Rani Laxmi Bai's journey on Kinetic-SYM "Flyte"

Advanced 125cc scooter Kinetic SYM Flyte is the new hot favorite among India's women who are looking for a set of wheels as cool as themselves. With several convenience features, a smooth 125cc engine and technology such as telescopic front suspension, front fueling and more. The Flyte, which has won two "Scooter of the Year" awards, has been brought to India by pioneering scooter manufacturer Kinetic Motor Company in association with Taiwan's $1.1 billion automotive giant SYM.

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road-yo said...

Usual Kinetic lameness. And the presence of Bam is the icing on the cake I guess ;-)

Anonymous said... will be provided by popular

Please standby for gas cylinder joke.
10,9,8 ...


rearset said...

Funny, gr!

The ladies said after successfully completing the ride that, 'oh it was a gas!' Another lady commented, 'Pity the Flyte only had one cylinder...' Another lady broke in, 'Where? where?'... and so forth...

Anonymous said...

i think its neat

sujit said...

in fact its an interesting idea