Kuala Lumpur (9 September 2017) — Following the official launch of the Borneo International H.O.G.® Rally Malaysia (BIHRM) 2017 which will be held from 30th September to 9th October 2017, the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.®) Kuala Lumpur Chapter, Malaysia (H.O.G. KLCM) is proud to announce the partnership with PETRONAS as the Official Fuel Partner and Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Cargo as the Official Logistic Partner for the rally.
“Organising this Borneo International H.O.G.® Rally Malaysia (BIHRM) 2017 is a part of our commitments to the Harley-Davidson brand in providing the Harley-Davidson’s community the ownership experience that Harley-Davidson is known for. We have in fact received an overwhelming response for the rally as there is a large number of Harley-Davidson motorcycle owners and enthusiasts in Borneo not to mention the participation from Harley Owners Group Kuala Lumpur Chapter, Malaysia and International Harley Owners Groups,” said Datuk Wira SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Group Executive Chairman of Naza World Group of Companies.
“BIHRM2017 started with an idea to ride from the Kota Kinabalu International Bike Week to the Kuching International Bike Week,” said T.J. Roslan, Director of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.®) Kuala Lumpur Chapter Malaysia.
“The idea became into an awesome collaboration with the local H.O.G.® members in Sabah and Sarawak. The result was the making of BIHRM2017.” he added.
The Borneo International H.O.G.® Rally Malaysia (BIHRM) 2017 will be gathering Harley-Davidson owners and enthusiasts from around the world for an epic 1,450km ride from Kota Kinabalu to Labuan then down to Brunei before Miri, Bintulu, Sibu and ends in Kuching while experiencing the beauty and the culture of Borneo.
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Cargo has agreed to be the Official Logistic Partner of the Borneo International H.O.G.® Rally Malaysia (BIHRM) 2017, providing rapid air freight to transport the motorcycles to Kota Kinabalu for the start of the rally and from Kuching at the end of the rally.
A special promotion video will be recorded in order to show how meticulous transporting a motorcycle by air can be.
PETRONAS has agreed to be the Official Fuel Partner of the rally, providing petrol for the entire convoy throughout the arduous journey.
Along the way, the rally will visit several locations where PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad will hold its ‘Water for Life’ programme to provide local community access to clean water supply and its ‘Streetsmart’ programme to educate the public on basic road safety.
Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.®) have been very fond of organising ride activities in Borneo since 2009 and we have received overwhelming participations from local and international Harley-Davidson enthusiasts.
The Borneo International H.O.G.® Rally Malaysia (BIHRM) 2017 aspires to benefit both Harley-Davidson owners as well as the local tourism industries by making BIHRM2017 as a benchmark to inspire more motorcycling events in Borneo in the future.