Ride Sunday

Calling all riders for Aussie Ride Sunday

All riders on all types of bike are invited to take part in the third annual Ride Sunday on 10 November 2019 to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s mental health. The event has been held in winter the past couple of years and had been scheduled for June, but …

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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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Motorcycle symphony for Distinguished Gentlemen

Motorcycle symphony for Distinguished Gentlemen

We know motorcycles are music to our ears and now Dutch musician Dominic Seldis has proven it by producing a special motorcycle symphony to promote this Sunday’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam musician has recreated Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss using only a range of different motorcycle exhausts. Symphony bikes Interestingly, a couple …

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Distinguished Gentleman's Ride ladies

DGR not just for gentlemen but ladies, too

Even though the seventh annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride on 30 September 2018 shines an “extra strong” spotlight on men’s health issues, the event is also eagerly supported by many ladies. Ladies take charge ‘In fact, almost 30 of the rides planned this year in more than 650 cities across 95 countries are organised by ladies, says …

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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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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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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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