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Women’s Riders World Relay Display at the NMM

The Women’s Riders World Relay (WRWR) is a global female bikers relay which over the last year has covered: 79 Countries, 3528 registered members, 333 days on the road and just over 63,400 miles.  The relay which started on 27th February 2019 from John O’Groats came to close on 31st January 2020 in the UAE.

WRWR coordinated women motorcyclists from across the world to participate in the relay, bringing experience, enjoyment and excitement to the female rising community. The relay which involved women passing a baton via legs across the world has been passed over one final time to The National Motorcycle Museum.

To celebrate the WRWR achievements the baton will be permanently displayed in the Motorcycling Through Time cabinet, located in the museum foyer. The display which will be unveiled at the start of March will exhibit some of the WRWR memorabilia and a route map of the relay journey across the world.

Sarah Bothamley, Collections Assistant at the National Motorcycle Museum is delighted to welcome the WRWR legacy to the museum stating “the achievements of Bell and her enthusiastic team of riders is a credit to the motorcycling industry and that the display will be enjoyed by both the museum and for visitors for year to come”.

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WRWR founder Hayley Bell who made the announcement at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show commented that “The National Motorcycle Museum is the ideal place to continue the WRWR legacy raising awareness about the female motorcyclists and encourage non-riders to join the ever-growing community”. The WRWR community which will remain active on social media intends to continue the legacy by organising events and ripple relays in the near future.

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