“Ride for Sight” – Mohd. Adib to Ride from Penang to China

  • Mohd. Adib will ride from Penang to China for charity.

  • The proceeds will go to the St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang.

  • St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang provides care for the visually-handicapped.

“Ride for Sight” will Mohd. Adib ride from Penang to China for charity from 20thNovember 2018.

The ride seeks to assist the St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang. St. Nicholas’ Home provides assistance for the visually handicapped from ages 6 through 77 irrespective of religion, race and background. They provide programs such as handicraft workshops, handing out low vision aid perscriptions, aftercare and job placement service, home for the elderly blind, among many others. There is also a multi-handicapped program caters to those who are afflicted with other afflictions in addition to being visually-handicapped.

This is why Mohd. Adib’s calls the ride “Ride for Sight.” The ride will take approximately 27 days to complete.

“My ride kicks off on the 20thNovember 2018 and end on 15thDecember 2018.The route I will be riding is from Penang – Thailand – Golden Triangle Border (Myanmar, Thailand & Laos) – Shangri-La – Tibet – Kunming – Laos – Thailand and back to Penang,” said the thirty-year-old Mohd. Adib.

The rider is no stranger stranger to overland rides on his Yamaha FZ150i. Among his achievements were:

  • Solo ride around Peninsular Malaysia in 2013.
  • Solo riding in the 7 Nations Expedition which covered Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Laos and Myanmar in 2016.
  • Taking part in the Colombo Bike Week in Sri Lanka in 2017.

Mohd. Adib is raising funds for St. Nicholas’ Home through the sale os exclusive T-shirts. He will donate 10% of each sold to the home. The shirts are available through Mohd. Adib’sand Kembara Jiwa’sFacebook pages. Price for the T-shirts are RM50 (short-sleeved) and RM60 (long-sleeved).

Mohd. Adib can also be reaced at 016-4734748 for further information.

Wahid's lust for motorcycles was spurred on by his late-Dad's love for his Lambretta on which he courted, married his mother, and took baby Wahid riding on it. He has since worked in the motorcycle and automotive industry for many years, before taking up riding courses and testing many, many motorcycles since becoming a motojournalist. Wahid likes to see things differently. What can you say about a guy who sees a road safety message in AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."

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