QAF Auto Sdn Bhd BMW Motorrad Brunei received riders and tourers of the BMW GS series at its Beribi showroom — a stopover as part of a 10-day Borneo Adventure tour which covers more than 3,000km across Sabah, Brunei and Sarawak. The group is led by BMW GS Trophy marshal and rider Faizal Sukree, who is also a certified BMW Motorrad International Tour guide and certified instructor.
“BMW GS/GSA bikes remains an icon amongst large-capacity travel enduros and is the top choice for world travellers on long-distance tours, even to the remotest regions and difficult terrains. Riding the bike across Borneo enable riders to experience the perfect amalgamation of technology, ergonomics and performance that the bike has to offer. At QAF Auto, we make life a ride through initiatives and collaboration and offer our full support toward events like this,” commented Sivakumar Krishnan, General Manager, QAF Auto Sdn Bhd.
The group comprise 22 riders from Peninsula Malaysia, Germany, Belgium and Taiwan sets off from Kuching, Sarawak on Wednesday arrives in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam before continuing their adventure to Sabah. The tour is organised by Malaysian-based FS Adventures and local handling in Brunei is supported by ADV Yard Singapore who successfully matched interest of both FS Adventures and BMW Motorrad Brunei — a service unique from ADV Yard. The 10-day riding tour will end on March 23 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
“The beauty of having such event and tour is that we connect with various culture, lifestyle while being accompanied by the quintessential travel companion for expeditions and long-distance exploration, the GS. While travelling, these riders share their passion for motorcycling regardless of where they come from and the language they speak – making it one big meaningful BMW Motorrad family. This also firmly established the GS as the definitive machine for long-distance travel,” Shan Tong, BMW Motorrad Manager adds.
BMW Motorrad Brunei first opened its doors last year, with more than seven of the latest motorcycles ranging from popular adventure and sports bikes to café-care models. The adventure bike line up is to fulfil the rising demand of ultimate solution for globetrotters, travel enduro aficionados and touring riders with a passion for off-road action.
a) BMW R1200 GS Adventure
b) BMW F750 GS
c) BMW G310 GS
d) BMW S1000 RR
e) BMW R NINE T
f) BMW R NINE T URBAN GS
g) BMW G310R
QAF Auto Sdn Bhd
QAF Auto Sdn Bhd is the exclusive importer and distributor of BMW automobiles in Brunei since 1996. Fully owned by QAF Brunei, QAF Auto has contributed significantly to establishing BMW as the leading premium automotive brand in Brunei. Some of the key achievements by QAF Auto include being appointed as the official transportation partner for the APEC 2000 Brunei Darussalam, His Majesty’s 64th Birthday Celebration in 2010, Brunei International Defence Exhibition (BRIDEX) 2009, 2011 and 2013, 23rd ASEAN Summit 2013 and the Sultan’s 50th Anniversary of the Accession to the Throne.
ADV Yard Singapore
ADV Yard Singapore was set up in 2017 – local set-up with regional and international exposure through events and riding tours, ADV Yard services include the supply of motorcycle accessories, auxiliary lights as well as motorcycle servicing. It is a one-stop service for supplementary bike needs as well as touring support for outbound and inbound motorcycling tours. ADV Yard is the distributor for many foreign motorcycle accessories including US Made Clearwater Lights, Booster Plug and are dealers for popular brands like Wunderlich and Touretech. ADV Yard works very closely with international partners for all motorcycle tours as well as motorcycling events.
SOURCE ADV Yard Singapore