2006-11-24 07:22
Ducati and Suomy join together in favour of "Riders for Health", a commendable collaboration.
Suomy has created a special limited edition Troy Bayliss helmet to celebrate the 2006 World Superbike Championship victory. The Suomy Vandal number "zero" will be signed directly by Troy Bayliss during the EICMA exhibition and it will then be on display in the Ducati Museum.

The limted edition Suomy Vandal costs Euro 529,00 and part of this amount will be donated to the to "Riders for Health" association. On buying the helmet, you will also receive a complimentary T-shirt, one of the Troy Bayliss victory T-shirts that the Ducati Corse staff made especially for Troy to ride on his victory lap at the Imola race track.

"Riders for Health have worked for over 15 years on the problem of delivery systems for healthcare in Africa. They work with ministries of health, UN agencies and other NGOs. Their main resource centre is in the UK while their programme staff are all nationals of the countries in which they work.

Riders for Health is an international non-profit organisation born out of the world of motorcycle racing. Riders knows that transportation affects everything and acts accordingly in Africa with a practical, dynamic approach which is achieving real, sustainable development.
This innovative work is managed by wholly-African teams, and means that health care in these areas is never undermined by vehicles failing, no matter how harsh the conditions. Riders is helping nearly 11 million people across Africa to have the basic health care we take for granted in the developed world, giving them the chance to fight disease and look forward to a healthier future."

Source: Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A

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