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Bullet proof

Falcon IFA member Mike Knott is hopping aboard an Enfield Bullet motorcycle and riding 2,000km across India to raise money for four charities.

Knott (pictured) is spending 14 days on the vintage two-wheeler to raise money for the Rainbow Trust, World Wildlife Fund, Indian charity Adventure Ashram, for provision of medical care, and the Wildlife Conservation Society. He is aiming for 7,000 in sponsorship.

He can be contacted at knottmike@gmail.com.

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