Kanchan Ugursandi finishes world's 1st solo motorcycle expedition covering 18 passes of Himalayas

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New Delhi, Jul 7 (PTI) Mountain biker Kanchan Ugursandi on Wednesday finished in New Delhi the world's first solo motorcycle expedition covering 18 treacherous passes of northern Himalayan mountain ranges, the Defence Ministry said.

"The month-long expedition witnessed many firsts by a solo woman rider. Miss Ugursandi has become the first solo woman biker to scale the Umlingla Pass, the first woman to cover the 18 passes and also the first woman to traverse a distance of 3,187 kilometre from New Delhi-Manali-Leh-Umlingla-Delhi in one go," the ministry's statement noted.