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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Donate Indian Chief Vintage Max Vulling

Crashed rider to donate Indian Chief Vintage

A Victorian rider knocked off his BMW by a swinging trailer door is selling his Indian Chief Vintage to donate the proceeds to Epworth Hospital in recognition of the support and care they gave him during his rehabilitation. Max Vulling says the hospital is part of a not-for-profit group. “The staff from the cleaners to …

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Distinguished Gentleman's Ride DGR founder Mark Hawwa launches Ride Sunday hipsters Ride Sunday

Win one of three bikes on Ride Sunday

The second annual Ride Sunday will offer three motorcycles as prizes to the top three fundraisers at this year’s motorcycle charity event. Ride Sunday is different to most other charity events because it allows riders to organise their own events and nominate their own beneficiary from 55 listed charities. The ride is open to all …

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Henry Crew Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled youngest person to ride around the world young

Young adventurer targets world record ride

Henry Crew, 22, only got his motorcycle licence three-and-a-half years ago but is now well into his bid to become the youngest person to ride around the world. Along the way the young Brit will raise money for men’s mental and physical health organisation Movember. The current record is held by Spaniard Kane Avellano who last …

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Brisbane Blanket Run for homeless

Blanket Run season begins for homeless

Motorcycle Blanket Runs are about to start as the weather gets cooler and homeless people become vulnerable to disease and death. We are interested in publishing details about your motorcycle club’s Blanket Run. Just send details and photos to us via email. The first on the calendar is the annual Blanket Run for Brisbane’s Homeless on …

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Fred Hollows Foundation Ride to Bourke WOW World on Wheels Mike and Denise Ferris

Charity ride to Bourke to restore sight

The second annual Fred Hollows Ride to Bourke to raise money for vital sight-restoration surgery has been moved from the hot Australia Day weekend in 2017 to the much milder Anzac Day weekend in 2018. Organisers, Mike and Denise Ferris from World on Wheels (WOW) motorcycle travel company said the inaugural ride attracted 30 riders and …

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Help charity champions Tex & Bundy

Help charity champions Tex & Bundy

Famous charity riding couple Tex O’Grady and his cattle dog Bundy have raised millions for the needy and now they need a little bit of charity themselves after their house was robbed at the weekend. Longtime friend and motorcycle accessories importer Frank Tidswell has decided it is time to return the charity favour to Tex …

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Kenn Bannister's adventure charity ride for African health sahara

Sahara charity ride for African health

Former Gold Coast rider Kenn Bannister is riding solo from London to Africa and back over almost 2000km of Sahara Desert to raise money to train African doctors and nurses. Kenn left last week and is headed through Europe to Africa, covering 7200km and nine countries in four weeks. He has been planning the ride …

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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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