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Suzuki Celebrates Two Decades of Dominance

Suzuki Celebrates Two Decades of Dominance

Conch Tiglao
More than 1,000 riders converged in Davao City for the Suzuki Raider Big Ride Mindanao

A total of 1,124 Raider R150 riders from across Mindanao met up in Davao City for the exciting Raider Big Ride – Mindanao, held last June 9. The event brought together motorcycle enthusiasts for a thrilling parade in celebration of the Suzuki Raider’s supremacy as the Underbone King in the Philippines for more than two decades.

The event is also Suzuki’s way of showing its gratitude to Raider enthusiasts for their patronage. The convoy saw participation from various motorcycle clubs, including the R150 Raider Fi Club, Allied Raider R150 Riders Club, Davao Riders Club, Philippine Raider R150 Fi Club Inc., R150 Allstar Nation, Raider R150 Riders Davao City, Suzuki Tachometrix, Team Motor Tech, and Torque Riders Organization Philippines Inc.

Suzuki Philippines Incorporated headed by Dave Obrial, Regional Sales Manager for Mindanao, Edelyn Yanilla, Marketing Communications Group Head, Victoria Caringal, Products Team Acting Group Head, and Johnny De Guzman, Field Marketing Group Head expressed their appreciation to the riders and highlighted the message of road safety.

A scenic parade

The riders embarked on a thrilling 35km journey from Roxas Avenue, Davao City to Panabo Gym, Davao Del Sur. The stretch of convoy went as long as 3 kilometers.

Suzuki also prepared fun activities and games for the riders. Hosted by Dj Kath Tan, the culminating activity was held at Panabo Gym. Guests were treated to performances from the Raider 150 Riders Davao City Dance Troupe and Tawag ng Tanghalan’s The Rivera Sisters. Plus,  Suzuki raffled off a brand-new V-STROM 250 SX motorcycle, which was won by Alexander Maulana.

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The event is the second leg of the Suzuki Raider Big Ride to celebrate its flagship model – the Raider R150. This underbone king remains unrivaled in the market. The first ride happened in Luzon with over 1000 riders passing by the expressway, creating Philippine motoring history. Aiming to make another unforgettable impression, the Mindanao leg once again solidified the strong bond between Suzuki Philippines and its passionate motorcycle community.