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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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Carl Reese sets world record

Record-setting BMW K 1600 GT for auction

This record-setting BMW K 1600 GT is up for auction in Las Vegas on Australia Day (January 26, 2019) with 20% of the proceeds going to a veterans charity. The bike belongs to Carl Reese who set records for fastest USA crossing in 38 hours, 49 minutes, in August 2015, and the longest ride in …

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Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run salvos

Salvos thank riders for toy runs

As the biker toy run season nears its end this weekend, the Salvos (Salvation Army of Australia) have thanked the tens of thousands of riders who have participated and provided donations. Salvos community fundraising GM Andrew Hill says about $6-$7m has been raised in donations during the Christmas season. He says most of it comes …

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Big weekend for Xmas toy runs

This weekend is shaping up as the biggest for Christmas Toy Runs with motorcycle clubs and organisations dressing up for fun and giving gifts to the needy. There have already been several toy runs around the country with many more to come. We have listed the remainder below. If your toy run is not included, click here …

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Combat medic plans 'medicycle' for indigenous Rick Carey Royal Enfield Classdicx 500 Pegasus limited edition

Combat medic plans ‘medicycle’ for indigenous

A former elite soldier and combat medic is raising funds to buy and equip a “medicycle” to bring crucial medical relief to indigenous communities in far north Australia. Rick Carey, 64, of the Snowy Mountains, recently completed a three-month, 25,000km fundraising trip through the Northern Territory on his Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus. He raised …

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Special Olympics Australia Soar & Roar festival

Register now for Special Olympics ride

Riders can make a dream ride come true for people with an intellectual disability and have the opportunity to ride around Sydney Motorsport Park at the Soar & Roar Festival on Sunday, December 9, 2018. The event raises funds for Special Olympics Australia. Spokesman Aaron Henry expects thousands of riders to converge on Sydney Motorsport Park …

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Christmas toy runs top gear

Xmas Toy Runs shift into top gear

Christmas Toy Runs go into top gear from this weekend with motorcycle clubs and organisations dressing up for fun and giving gifts to the needy. There have already been several toy runs around the country with many more to come. We have listed several below, but this is in no way the complete list. It’s not too …

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B4BD volunteers Cheri and Greg Nunn

Crashed riders praise B4BD service

Crashed, sick and injured riders have heaped praise on the B4BD (Bikers 4 Bikers Down) service that started in May 2017. Hawkebsury couple Cheri and Greg Nunn (pictured above) started the free service after suffering their own motorcycle crash on Anzac Day 2016, followed by prolonged rehabilitation. “We now have over 3000 members on our …

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List your 2018 Christmas Toy Runs

It seems too early to be thinking about Christmas, but already motorcycle clubs and organisations are getting into gear for their annual charity toy runs. We have listed several below, but this is in no way the complete list. Organisers are urged to list their toy runs here. Click here to send details to us …

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Drought Relief Fund Ride Against Drought RAD Rotary

Ride Against Drought event cancelled

Ride Against Drought organisers have today made a “heart-breaking decision” and cancelled the fundraising October 27 event, deeming the weather too fickle to ensure success. RAD was originally planned to be held on Saturday 6 October 2018 to raise money for drought-stricken farmers. Ironically, it was rained out and postponed three weeks. The weather in South …

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