Updated August 14, 2018 09:02:33A new motorcycle made in Thailand has made headlines across the globe, with the country’s president praising its design and saying the motorcycle can help seniors in nursing homes.
Thai President Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former motorcycle racer, said on Tuesday that the bike, which is made in the country by the Thai manufacturer Rit-Tec, was one of the “most beautiful and functional” he had ever seen.
He also said the bike could help older people in nursing facilities and care homes who cannot ride a motorcycle.
In addition to its design, the bike has been designed to be lightweight, which means it can be stored in a backpack, which could help reduce the weight of the motorcycle, the Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.
Thailand is currently struggling to meet growing demand for its motorcycles, which have seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years as people want the ability to get around the country without the use of a car.
Thais have a reputation for being environmentally friendly and are known for their love of motorbikes, with some even driving on their own motorbikers.
Rit-Thai is also building a new generation of motorcycles for the Chinese market, which has made it the first Asian company to enter the market.
It said the new motorcycle, called the Rit Thrice, is based on the R5 model, which the company unveiled in 2019.RIT Thrice is the first motorcycle to be manufactured in China, and the company is the countrys biggest motorcycle maker, according to its website.
It has already unveiled its new R5, which it said has been a benchmark model for over a decade.
The company has already made a range of high-performance models, including the R7, R8, R9, R10 and R12.
The new Rit thrice motorcycle is expected to be unveiled in April 2020.