Mumbai Edition of Tour De India 2013 flagged off
Tour De India, the first and largest International Cycling event got off to a flying start from Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex. This two wheeler event that promotes cycling as a sport and a healthy and sporty alternative has the Honda CBR 250R Repsol Limited Edition as its official bike.
To be held across three cities in India, Tour De India will be organized in Jaipur and Delhi on December 17th and 22nd respectively. The inaugural event in Mumbai saw Honda CBR 250 R lead a total of 3000 cyclists in Mumbai across a 10 lap race at Bandra Kurla Complex while over 8000 spectators were a part of this event.
Brand Ambassador John Abraham along with Cycling Federation of India’s Secretary General Onkar Singh and other celebrities and dignitaries were in the spot light, while participants cycled from Bandra Kurla Complex to Sea Link and back. There were also some participants from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Europe who were seen competing in the event while prize money for International Elite cycling race was 19,000USD. Honda CBR 250R Repsol Edition is the reward for the overall winner.
Honda CBR 250R Repsol Edition displays class leading safety updates in the form of advanced Combined Anti-lock Braking System – a World first in 250cc motorcycle segment. The bike, though limited in edition, has found favor with the youth and urban affluent biking aficionados in the country. Honda CBR 250R is priced at INR 1.56 lakhs ex showroom for the red and black model while C-ABS models are priced at INR 1.85 lakhs. The Repsol Edition is priced at INR 1.92 lakhs, a premium of INR 7,000 over the C-ABS model.
“In 2013, Honda’s Repsol team won the Triple Crown victory at the world’s most competitive Moto GP Championship. Carrying forward this challenging spirit, the Repsol edition of Honda CBR 250R – India’s favorite and Most Awarded sports bike is the perfect partner to lead Tour De India 2013. Honda wishes all the best to the participants and may the best win,” said Mr. Yadvinder S. Guleria, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.