Mt Wellington in Winter - beware of ice Bookings for the annual Black Dog Ride that this year heads to Tassie instead of the Red Centre have been extended.

Bookings extended for Tassie Black Dog Ride

Bookings for the annual Black Dog Ride that this year heads to Tassie instead of the Red Centre have been extended. Organisers have secured an extension for the Spirit of Tasmania ferry crossings, which means registrations for full rides to Hobart are now open until September 15. If you can’t join the full ride, you …

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John "JC" Curran Riders invited to discuss mental health

Riders invited to discuss mental health

Men suffering from mental health issues are invited to meet two riders for dinner talks about suicide prevention was they ride from Phillip Island to Darwin and back this month. Riders John “JC” Curren (pictured above), who has been living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for more than 30 years and now late-stage cancer, …

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BDR founder resigns, but ride goes on

Black Dog Ride founder Steve Andrews has resigned from the mental health charity after facing up to his own issues with depression and anxiety. In an open letter printed below, Steve says has succumbed after a four-year legal battle to Trade Mark the brand, plus social media criticisms and the deaths of three people on …

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BMW R nineT Scrambler

Win BMW Scrambler in Black Dog Ride

A new BMW R nineT Scrambler valued at $21,480 is up for grabs in the fourth annual motorcycle raffle to benefit national suicide prevention charity Black Dog Ride. Tickets are $50 each and limited to 2000 tickets with the raffle closing on November 7 and the winner drawn on November 10, 2016. Proceeds from the …

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Night Riders boost Black Dog Ride

If you can’t afford the time to do one of the state-based Black Dog Rides this year, you can become a Night Rider and join the riders for a couple of nights along the way. This year the eighth annual ride to raise awareness of mental health issues will hold separate rides in each state and the Northern Territory. …

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Register for Black Dog Rides in all states

You can now register for the eighth annual Black Dog Ride to raise awareness of mental health issues with separate rides in each state and the Northern Territory. Online registration is now live for all states and territories with NSW, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria joining the others which opened in May. The first is the NT ride …

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Black Dog Ride agenda

Register now for state Black Dog Rides

The eighth annual Black Dog Ride to raise awareness of mental health issues takes a different twist this year with separate rides in each state and the Northern Territory. It all started in 2009 when founder Steve Andrews rode around the country to raise awareness of suicide prevention after a friend’s suicide. Steve raised a …

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Black Dog Ride in America

Tragedy strikes Black Dog Ride in USA

Sad news about the Black Dog Ride of 65 Aussies across America with a tragic accident on Friday (September 25, 2015) near Durango in Colorado. West Australian motorcycle riders Steve and Barbara Thomas apparently collided with a bush turkey. Barbara, riding pillion, sustained fatal injuries. Steve Thomas is currently in a critical condition in a Denver hospital. No further …

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Black Dog Ride in America

Black Dog Ride reaches half way in USA

The Black Dog Ride of 65 Aussies across America is at the half-way point of their 21-day ride, raising funds and awareness for mental health and attracting local news coverage. They are riding 45 Harley-Davidsons 7000km from New York to LA, visiting 18 cities to kick start conversations about suicide prevention, says Black Dog Ride founder …

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Global interest grows in Black Dog Ride

Sixty-five Aussies are off to the US next week for the first international Black Dog Ride, raising money and awareness for mental health issues and suicide prevention. Black Dog Ride founder Steve Andrews says they will be riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles from New York to Los Angeles over 21 days, raising awareness and funds for mental …

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