Distinguished Gentleman's Ride Brisbane Jeff Gough fundraising

2019 DGR focuses on fundraising

The eight annual running of the successful The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride may be a little different with some rides announcing starting venues only 48 hours before the event to concentrate on fundraising efforts. Some rides will also stipulate a minimum amount from each rider, varying from about $20-$50, as either a donation or funds raised. …

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

Bid for youngest global ride heads to Australia

Henry Crew, 23, is heading to Australia on his bid to become the youngest person to ride around the world – all in the name of mental health. The Brit is undertaking the epic ride to challenge himself, while speaking out about his own experiences with depression and anxiety and the friends he has lost …

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Ride Sunday trebles charity funds

2018 Ride Sunday trebles charity funds

The second annual Ride Sunday event raised three times the funds raised in its first year with organisers saying it will become “the world’s largest motorcycling charity event by the year 2020”. The June 3 event attracted 1300 riders to 239 events globally and raised almost $200,000 in funds for 59 charities. The inaugural 2017 event, …

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride founder Mark Hawwa

Five more countries become Distinguished

Albania, Kuwait, Monaco, Nicaragua, and Ukraine join the line-up of distinguished countries involved in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride which this year. The 2017 DGR on September 24 is expected to involve more than 600 cities, about 70,000 riders and 95 countries and raise an expected $US 5 million for cancer research, says spokesman Stephen Broholm. …

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DGR is back, bigger and hairier

The fifth annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) is on again worldwide on September 25 2016 and for the first time the chosen charity is the Movember Foundation. DGR has set a fundraising goal of $US5 million to be invested by the Foundation in local and global prostate cancer research and suicide prevention programs. Last year, DGR …

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Movember Ride For Your Life

Movember ride through Perth hills

You just can’t stop motorcycle riders from doing their bit for worthwhile charities – even Movember! Here at MotorbikeWriter we love to support riders in their chosen charity work and the latest charity ride to come to our attention is the fourth annual Ride For Your Life through the Perth hills on November 23. Riders …

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Harley ride to support Movember

Charity groups are always on the lookout for novelty ideas and motorcycles often rank in their calculations. I came across a story in London where people can get a lift on a Harley-Davidson with a spare seat to promote the Movember charity Three. The rides are free and the campaign will be extended to Birmingham …

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