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You meet the nicest people on an Enfield

Honda famously advertised that you meet the nicest people on a Honda, but you simply meet the nicest people on any bike anywhere in the world, but particularly a Royal Enfield. Motorbike Writer and Mrs MBW are currently holidaying on Kefalonia, a Greek island north of Corfu, where scooters dominate and motorcycles are a fairly …

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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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Mods V Rockers ride to the beach

Riders around the world will celebrate the 51st anniversary of the famous 1964 Brighton beach clashes between Mods and Rockers on the weekend of May 16-17 2015. There are rides planned in most cities down to the nearest beach. We’ll be attending the Brisbane ride leaving from Harry’s Diner, 104 Newmarket Road, at 8.30am on …

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Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride Mods V Rockers

Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride success

In just three years, the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride has become a roaring success, if you’ll excuse the pun. So far this year, the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride has 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.   SEE THE BRISBANE …

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Distinguished Gentlemen, start your engines

This photo of actor Jon Hamm playing Don Draper in the TV series, Mad Men, inspired Sydney rider Mark Hawwa to start the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride. It’s a photo that has started thousands of distinguished gentlemen’s engines in the event which is dapper affair where riders wear their finest tweed and ride to help fund the Prostate Cancer …

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