Black Dog Ride to Darwin

Bookings open for Black Dog Ride to Darwin

Bookings are now open for the annual Black Dog Ride, this time heading to Darwin for the first time. The Top End ride leaves each state at varied times around August 9, arrives on Friday, August 17 and finishes on the Saturday. Riders will be able to take part in the complete event or just …

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Indian Scout Bobber prize for BDR

Indian Scout Bobber prize for BDR 1 Dayer

You could win an Indian Scout Bobber simply by registering early for the annual Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer events on March 18. The prize Indian Scout Scout is not the first time Indian Motorcycle Australia has been involved with the Black Dog Ride. Last year they offered a Scout as a 1 Dayer prize …

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Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer charity ride register agenda

Black Dog Ride sets big 2018 agenda

A World Superbikes tour, a visit to the Top End and heaps more One Dayer events are scheduled for the 2018 Black Dog Ride agenda. All rides raise funds and awareness for mental health issues. Black Dog Ride’s new CEO David Peach says “awareness is the best catalyst for promoting help seeking behaviour and preventing …

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Mt Wellington in Winter - beware of ice Bookings for the annual Black Dog Ride that this year heads to Tassie instead of the Red Centre have been extended.

Bookings extended for Tassie Black Dog Ride

Bookings for the annual Black Dog Ride that this year heads to Tassie instead of the Red Centre have been extended. Organisers have secured an extension for the Spirit of Tasmania ferry crossings, which means registrations for full rides to Hobart are now open until September 15. If you can’t join the full ride, you …

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New Black Dog Ride boss David Peach

New Black Dog Ride boss goes hi-tech

The new boss of the Black Dog Ride plans to improve communication technology to link workers and riders into a “more transparent system”. Information systems expert David Peach has taken over from interim MD Jim Redmond who stepped in after the shock retirement in February of founder Steve Andrews. David says he will use his …

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Mt Wellington tassie tasmania bookings BDR

Black Dog Ride heads to Tassie

The annual Black Dog Ride will head to Tassie instead of the Red Centre for the first time in eight years with bookings now open for the October/November event. It is being held in late spring rather than the usual winter timing to avoid dangerous snow and ice conditions. Riders will head to Tassie from …

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Indian Scout

Black Dog Ride event aids mental health

The annual Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer rides for mental health awareness are coming up on March 19, 2017, with one lucky rider winning an Indian Scout. The Scout is valued at $19,995 and all riders who registered online before March 7 are now in the draw to win with the winner announced on the day. Black …

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Black Dog Ride around Australia 2014 Steve Andrews founder boss

BDR founder resigns, but ride goes on

Black Dog Ride founder Steve Andrews has resigned from the mental health charity after facing up to his own issues with depression and anxiety. In an open letter printed below, Steve says has succumbed after a four-year legal battle to Trade Mark the brand, plus social media criticisms and the deaths of three people on …

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2017 Indian Scout in two-tone paint prize recovering

Indian Scout prize for Black Dog 1 Dayers

One lucky rider in the annual Black Dog Ride 1 Dayers on March 19, 2017, will win a Scout donated by Indian Motorcycle Australia. The Scout is valued at $19,995 and all riders who registered online by March 6 are automatically in the draw to win. The winner will be announced on the day. Steve Andrews started …

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BMW R nineT Scrambler

Win BMW Scrambler in Black Dog Ride

A new BMW R nineT Scrambler valued at $21,480 is up for grabs in the fourth annual motorcycle raffle to benefit national suicide prevention charity Black Dog Ride. Tickets are $50 each and limited to 2000 tickets with the raffle closing on November 7 and the winner drawn on November 10, 2016. Proceeds from the …

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