Shadow Riders

Shadow Riders ride for life

Shadow Riders Australia sounds like a sinister organisation of shadowy riders prowling the darkened back streets, but it is far from being a sinister group. The Shadow Riders Australia website was created in July 2009 to allow riders of the popular Honda Shadow to interact and the result has been many charity rides. The Honda …

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Mark Chillcott with Cooktown Crusaders supporters - Ride for Autism hellboy

Ride and fish to aid Autism Queensland

Riders who also love fishing have been invited to join the third annual 4572km Ride for Autism Queensland from Brisbane to Cooktown and back. The riders and anglers will ride to some of Queensland’s most beautiful and secluded places for fishing, camping and other activities over 16 days from June 6 to 21, 2015. Up to …

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BDR founder Steve Andrews

Black Dog Ride overseas future revealed

The popular Black Dog Ride to raise funds and awareness for mental health is heading overseas to the US, UK, New Zealand and even Tasmania! BDR founder Steve Andrews says he is “overwhelmed” by the success of BDR which, in the six years since Steve rode around Australia to initiate the charity, has raised almost $2m. …

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Cross Country

Cross country ride aids butterfly children

The two-week EB Cross Country Adventure Ride is raising money for sufferers of a rare disease likened to living with third-degree burns. The ride is organised by the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association Australia (DEBRA), a non-profit volunteer organisation that does not receive any direct Government funding. DEBRA Australia administrator Sue McKenna says she and …

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Paramedic Georgia Melville

Georgia’s Paramedic Charity Ride passion

Paramedic and adventure riding fanatic Georgia Melville has started a charity ride to raise money for a charity that she is passionate about – Beyond Blue. I first met Georgia when she was the paramedic on the Compass Expeditions Outback Tour with Charley Boorman a couple of years ago. She has since been stationed in …

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Charity ride

Motorcycle charity rides flourish

It just be the time for motorcycle charity rides as the heat goes out of summer. MotorbikeWriter has been asked to publish information about coming rides and events and we are always happy to oblige. Please send your motorcycle charity ride details to mailto:mark@motorbikewriter.com and include all relevant information (who, what, when, where, why and …

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Craig Lowndes

Craig Lowndes goes Ruff Riding

You can go riding with V8 Supercar legend Craig Lowndes on March 7. The five-time Bathurst winner and pet lover will again pull his helmet on for the third annual RSPCA Ruff Riders Charity Ride. Participation numbers were down in 2014 because riders were concerned about the Queensland VLAD anti-association laws, but organisers are hoping for strong …

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Charity ride

Charity ride in scenic Noosa

The sixth annual Noosa Charity Bike Ride will be held on Sunday September 14 through some of the most beautiful country in South East Queensland. Better still, you will be helping to raise money and awareness for Sunshine Butterflies, a not-for-profit local charity assisting people with disabilities and their families. The Australian Motorcycle Council says …

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