Suzuki Philippines is once again out to prove the power, efficiency and economy of its motorcycles in an endurance test across the country.
The 32-day Suzuki Endurance Test of 20 Suzuki riders kicks off on April 15 in General Santos City, Mindanao. From there, the riders will visit Tagum, Davao, Valencia, Cagayan de Oro and Ozamiz before entering the Visayas through Dumaguete. From there, they will head off to Kabankalan and Bacolod, and cross the sea to the island of Panay where the riders will visit Iloilo, Roxas and Kalibo. Other destinations in the Visayas are Cebu, Ormoc and Tacloban.
Suzuki's endurance team will enter Luzon via the Bicol region and head for Metro Manila in preparation for a unity ride with other bike enthusiasts on May 8.
The group will also join the Annual Convention of the National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs' in Baguio City. After the convention, the riders will go down to San Fernando in La Union, go farther north to Ilocos, Cagayan and Isabela. The southward trek will bring the group to Cabanatuan and Angeles before the 2009 tour wraps up in Baliwag, Bulacan,
"The Suzuki Nationwide Endurance Run is our way of reaching out to the growing number of motorcycle riders all over the country. We invite Suzuki motorcycle clubs and other enthusiasts to join us in our activities. We promise that they will enjoy the stunt show and other activities that we have lined up in our various stops," said Benedict Arreola, Suzuki senior marketing manager for motorcycles.
The sixth Suzuki endurance ride will feature the latest addition to Suzuki's motorcycle lineup - the Raider R150, Raider J and Raider J Pro. Other Suzuki motorcycles joining the marathon run are the Mola 125, Mola 150, Step-up Hi-Class, and Hayate.