Colombian company Terpel has announced the opening of its first fuel station to exclusively serve motorcycles.
The company aim to cater to more than 5 million motorcyclists in Colombia and plan to open ten motorcycle service stations in Bogotá, Barranquilla, Medellin, Cali, Neiva and Pereira.
Each fuel service stations will be equipped with modern equipment exclusively designed for motorcycles and will have the capacity to serve four motorcycles at any one time. As well as providing fuel these stations will supply additional services such as a variety of engine lubricants and defogging agents.
Sylvia Escovar, President of Terpel, said that the venture is a response to the needs of Colombian road users. "Given the rapid growth of the bikes, we decided to create a memorable and unique experience for motorcyclists, which responds to their needs and desires."
Colombia has one of the strongest motorcycle markets in South America, with an estimated one motorcycle for every 2.6 households.