Petersson calls himself an occasional adventurer. That’s hardly his story given
that this 30-year old would have seen 20 countries and travelled 24,000km in
just 5 months. Magnus’s travel companion,
Patricia, is his trusty Triumph Tiger Explorer who also believes in spreading
the message of peace and co-existence much like Magnus.
consultant with Boston Consulting Group when not touring the world, Magnus’s
journey began from Australia in January heading towards East Timor, Indonesia,
Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), India, Nepal and India (again). He is at
present in Delhi and plans to reach Sweden by the end of June having travelled
through Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland,
Germany and Denmark.
riding at 17 and after three years of a “dark, Triumph-less void” got himself a
Daytona 675 – a bike he claims to have ridden the “hell out of” (sic). During the course of his working career, he
moved from Stockholm in Sweden (where he was born) to Melbourne, giving in to
his need for exploration, his insatiable desire to see other countries and
experience different cultures.
course of his initial travels, Magnus connected deeply with the need for unity
and peace all across the world and decided to carry with him this message on
his current Odyssey. "We might live in dramatically different
cultures," Magnus says, "but we're really all the same underneath.
I'm always surprised at the hospitality I've received no matter where on earth
I've gone. Everybody's always so helpful. I've made friends all over the world.
That's the best part."
Motorcycles India has always encouraged passionate riders and strives to give
the riding culture in India support and sustenance. Since its inception in
India, the brand is unequivocally working
towards building a riding culture in India, as iconic as its own brand history.
Standing testament to this, Vimal Sumbly – Managing Director, Triumph
Motorcycles India took great interest in Magnus’s journey, and personally
flagged him off from Delhi’s One Triumph showroom as Magnus travels onwards
making sure he had the support he required.
Source: Triumph Motorcycles
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