Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride

Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride success

Organisers of the inaugural Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride at Noosa on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland expected 12 riders, but ended up with almost 100, such is the success of this global phenomenon. The Noosa ride on September 27, 2015, was one of 131 new rides added to the list of cities around the world participating in the DGR this year, bringing the number …

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Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride

Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride grows

The exponential growth of the global Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride continues with 131 more rides in cities around the world this year. Last year, the DGR raised more than $US1.6 for prostate cancer research around the world with 20,000 distinguished gents and ladies turning out in more than 235 cities in 55 countries. With nine weeks to …

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Movember Ride For Your Life

Movember ride through Perth hills

You just can’t stop motorcycle riders from doing their bit for worthwhile charities – even Movember! Here at MotorbikeWriter we love to support riders in their chosen charity work and the latest charity ride to come to our attention is the fourth annual Ride For Your Life through the Perth hills on November 23. Riders …

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Bras n Bikes cancer ride

Pink bra riders support cancer fund

It’s not every day you get to tear off the black motorcycle leathers and dress up in pink, frilly underwear! But October 26 is one day you can … while supporting cancer sufferers. It’s the 13th annual Bras and Bikes ride on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland and it’s only one of many activities to …

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Cancer survivor Brian Levy

Inspiring letter from cancer-surviving rider

October is global cancer awareness month and many motorcycle riders attend various organised rides and events to raise money for this worthy cause. While you may not need more inspiration to be involved, I thought I’d share this wonderfully inspiring letter from New York rider Brian Levy, who spent the weekend working at a soup …

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Ride for breast cancer awareness

Brisbane women riders will set out on their own to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer this month. While most other cities around Australia and the world organise Pink Ribbon Rides in October, the Brisbane Pink Riders will again join Girl Torque on the Sunshine Coast for their annual Bras & Bikes ride. They …

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Gentlemen ride for prostate cancer

Gentleman, start your engines! The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is on this Sunday (September 29) in more than 100 cities worldwide, including five major cities in Australia, in aid of Prostate Cancer research. Sponsored by Gentlemen Jack twice-mellowed Jack Daniel’s bourbon, it should be a great way to enjoy some time aboard your bike while raising …

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Snowy Ride aids cancer kids

Ride the Snowies and you can also help kids with cancer. Yes, it’s almost time for the annual Snowy Ride with registrations now open. Click here to register. The ride, sponsored by Honda Australia, has helped the Steven Walter Children’s Cancer Foundation raise around $5 million for childhood cancer research since its inception 13 years …

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3 rides aid Camp Quality

Celebrate Christmas in July with a motorcycle ride and you could win some of $1300 in prizes and help support children with cancer. The second annual Christmas in July Charity Ride on Sunday July 28 starts at three locations north, south and west of Brisbane. The three rides meet up at Murrarie for a sausage …

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