Motorcycle legend Mayor Bertrand Cadart hangs up his gear

Motorcycling Mayor loses cancer battle

French-born Bertrand Cadart, 71, the scooter-riding Mayor who played Clunk in the first Mad Max movie and registered the first motorcycle-friendly municipality in Australia has sadly died in Queensland after a long fight with cancer. Peter “The Bear” Thoeming wrote this article for us in May 2018 after he handed over his Honda SilverWing scooter, riding …

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The Danger of Smoking/Vaping While Riding a Motorcycle

(CONTRIBUTED POST) It’s no secret that riding motorcycles still has that rebellious edge style depicted in the Easy Rider film. And most manufacturers of smoking and vaping products would like to have every rider have this perception. However, this is just a cynical ploy with the risk of getting some motorcycle riders into smoking or …

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Charity ride for Bloomhill cancer care

Organisers of the 18th annual Bloomhill Bras n’ Bikes are asking riders to share their stories of battling cancer and to save the date for their 20 October 2019 event. To promote the event, they have released this video of Valda Queenin who tells of her journey since being told she had breast cancer. She …

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Motorcycle symphony for Distinguished Gentlemen

Motorcycle symphony for Distinguished Gentlemen

We know motorcycles are music to our ears and now Dutch musician Dominic Seldis has proven it by producing a special motorcycle symphony to promote this Sunday’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam musician has recreated Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss using only a range of different motorcycle exhausts. Symphony bikes Interestingly, a couple …

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Riders ‘risk cancer from autonomous cars positive automated

Riders ‘risk cancer’ from autonomous cars

Riders could be exposed to an increased cancer risk caused by microwave radiation from autonomous cars (self-driving), according to a British engineer. Mark Steele, chief technology officer at Reevu Helmets, says they have avoided problems of radiation with their upcoming Head-Up Display (HUD) helmet. However, he says authorities around the world are turning a blind …

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride founder Mark Hawwa

Five more countries become Distinguished

Albania, Kuwait, Monaco, Nicaragua, and Ukraine join the line-up of distinguished countries involved in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride which this year. The 2017 DGR on September 24 is expected to involve more than 600 cities, about 70,000 riders and 95 countries and raise an expected $US 5 million for cancer research, says spokesman Stephen Broholm. …

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MotoGP auction aids Sydney girl Freya

MotoGP auction aids Sydney girl

MotoGP superstars such as Valentino Rossi will help a five-year-old Sydney girl with a rare children’s cancer when 102 personal items are auctioned online this month. In January this year, a Sydney single mother of three was told her five-year-old daughter, Freyja, had a rare, aggressive and incurable form of cancer. Read more about Freya here. …

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Josh and Annabelle brain cancer

Riding with brain cancer to Harley Heaven

We recently met brain cancer patient Joshua Chalmers on a ride to celebrate the 100th anniversary for Harley-Davidson Australia. Josh and his wife Annabelle (pictured above) had been invited on the ride as part of the company’s donation to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Together with Harley Heaven in Melbourne they also donated $100,000 and …

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Lap Australia for cancer research Around Australia Ride

Around Australia Ride for cancer research

Riders who want to tick off a lap of Australia on their bucket list while raising funds for cancer research are invited to participate in the third Around Australia Ride. The first ARR was held in 2010, the second in 2013 and the third begins on May 11, 2018, in Sydney, returning on June 12. …

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Harley donates $100k to brain cancer

Harley-Davidson Australia has invited two brain cancer patients on its 100th anniversary ride with Harley “royalty” and is donating $100,000 to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Brain cancer patients Paul McLean and Josh Chalmers are accompanying Bill Davidson, great grandson of a company founder, on the anniversary ride from Sydney to Melbourne. And when they …

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