As part of the International Female Ride Day

The 12th edition of the International Female Ride Day (IFRD) is happening on the 12th of next month celebrating female riders all across the world. This is the world’s largest and only women motorcycle rider event which is also synchronized across all borders and all countries.

On the occasion, a group of four female riders from four different nations will be attempting to break a record to be the quickest to travel around the globe on motorcycles. And they have been selected by none other than the record holder himself, Swiss rider Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita.

Four female riders will ride around the globe and attempt to break a world record
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Grizzly achieved this feat in 2016 on a specially modified Victory Cross Country Tour. The trip took him 119 days and 21 hours including time-stops for transfers which was, in fact, the biggest loss for him, especially in transfer and customs delays in Australia and a few other countries.

To beat his own record, Grizzly set up the “Grizzly Race Team” and coached a bunch of female riders on the misfalls and red tapes of the expedition. He then selected his top four contenders to ride around the globe as a team. He helped them secure their choice of motorcycles and sponsorships to sail free without worry.

Four female riders will ride around the globe and attempt to break a world record
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Four female riders will ride around the globe and attempt to break a world record
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Four female riders will ride around the globe and attempt to break a world record
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Four female riders will ride around the globe and attempt to break a world record
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All coming from different backgrounds, these four riders will set off from their home country on May 6th to cover 15,374 miles and will travel across 16 countries. The Grizzly race team comprises of Faith Ahler from the USA who will be riding on an Indian Chieftain Dark Horse, Igushina Tatiana from Russia will ride on a Ducati Scrambler 1100, Anita Fasti from Austria will ride on a Honda Africa Twin and Swiss rider Isa Muller will ride on a BMW S 1000 RR.

The brainchild of Canadian motorcyclist Vicki Gray, IFRD was rooted way back in 2007 which initially began as a national event with the intent to become an International campaign. “International Female Ride Day provides a platform for women riders to bond with other women, develop friendships and continue to enjoy motorcycling!” exclaims Gray.

Four female riders will ride around the globe and attempt to break a world record
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IFRD promotes women in motorcycling and encourages other women to take up the activity that defines freedom. The numbers of women motorcycle riders steadily increase, and certainly more so in recent decades.

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