On May 25, 2017, Rahim Resad, a biker from Singapore, made a stop in Yekaterinburg on his motorcycle journey The Road To Nordkapp which is supported by Forex Optimum Group. Having started in March, over 82 days of his journey, Rahim reached the capital of Ural. Thousands of kilometers, nine countries, mountain passes and deserts are now left behind Rahim.
Rahim Resad's Trans-Eurasian motorcycle ride The Road To Nordkapp 2017 on the territory of the Russian Federation is supported by Forex Optimum Group.
The first Russian city that welcomed Rahim was Chelyabinsk. By tradition, in Yekaterinburg, the Malaysian traveller, photographer and writer was welcomed by bikers from the Black Knives club. According to Yekaterinburg Online, they were discussing various things, the bikers treated the traveller to a cup of coffee, let Rahim ride their motorcycle and gave him their club's badge. “In Russia, people are very friendly. Even at the customs I was greeted with a smile, I have never experienced that before in other places.”
Rahim Resad has been crossing Eurasia to contribute to the Free Food For All charity project. Learning other peoples' cultures and interacting with people that he has been meeting during his journey – all of that helps Rahim to reach the main goal which is to make others aware of the Free Food For All project.
“I've wanted to travel the world, encounter different cultures, have a taste of local food”, Rahim said, according to Yekaterinburg Online. “The goal of this charity project is to make people aware of the problem of people facing hunger and raise funds. People learn about my journey from other people they know or in the media and may donate $5, $10, $20, $50 (giving as much as they can) by calling one of four dedicated phone numbers. The Free Food For All team has already raised $36,000 through this and other existing projects”.
Rahim's route includes 14 countries, while crossing a lot of cities. In Russia, after making a stop in Yekaterinburg, Rahim will be heading to Ufa, Naberezhnye Chelny, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow and St. Petersburg. After crossing the Russian borders, Rahim Resad will be riding through Finland and Sweden to Norway, where he is going to finish his motorcycle journey in Nordkapp, on the northern coast of the island of Magerøya in Norway.
Rahim Resad is a writer, traveller, photographer. He was born in 1960. He was raised and lives in Singapore. In the 1980s, he started riding a motorcycle and became a biker. His first big journey was in 2008. One of the ways to sustain a high level of adrenaline for Rahim Resad is trading in the Forex market. Rahim has joined a number of biker clubs, including the biker club which is supported and sponsored by Forex Optimum Group (Malaysia). In the club, participants share ideas and experience in business and investment.