The Distinguished Gentlemen’s 2017 edition is set to roll into town on the 24th next month. The international ride which is aimed at prostate cancer awareness for men was found by Mark Hawwa in 2012 has since raised USD8million for the cause. This year DGR will be held in 600 cities across 95 countries. Major cities in Malaysia will also be hosting the dapper ride event to raise awareness and funds for the Movember Foundation.
What’s happening in Penang?
This year, Riders Garage and Rotten Motorcycles will jointly organise the DGR Penang edition with full support from Art of Speed Malaysia. The convoy will take dapper riders on a half-day tour around UNESCO Heritage Sites in Georgetown. The ride is planned to roll-out from a historical place and make stops at heritage buildings for photos opportunities and to create awareness.
Wan Zamani Ahmad, 37, the founder of Rotten Motocycles, and a Penangite that runs a motorcycle restoration and custom workshop will rally the call to action for all motorcycle communities based in the northern region including; Perak, Kedah, Perlis and Penang to suit up and join a worldwide cause to bring awareness on prostate cancer & men’s mental health.
Meanwhile, Jeremy Leong, 29, from Riders Garage lends his support with management expertise to ensure this non profit event runs smooth. Both parties will be playing volunteer roles as their contribution to the event.
JOHOR BAHRU joining in on the fun.
Malaysia is adding another landmark city as part of the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride down south in Johor Bahru. The movement in JB will be spearheaded by Muhammed Khairul Neezal Razali, 34, from Leftee Works, a local brass metal craftman. Neezal will also rally all the riders from Johor and including Singaporeans to join this dapper ride in the southern most state of Malaysia. Team Art Of Speed will be taking part in the ride in Johor Bahru.
With the three gentlemen hosting the Penang & JB edition, Art of Speed Malaysia is on board lending their event expertise & marketing strategies to maximize awareness about DGR, prostate cancer & men’s mental health.
To make a contribution or for other enquiries & questions regarding this event, you may send in your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Asep Ahmad Iskandar at +6 012 563 9796.