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Royal Flying Doctor Service warns of roos

Riders heading into the Outback should be aware of the dangers of hitting kangaroos, says the Royal Flying Doctor Service whose planes have even hit them.  “The roo problem is significant as they come to the edges of the road to graze in the current drought conditions,” a spokeswoman for the RFDS NSW/ACT says. “Road accidents as …

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Riders at Royal Flying Doctor Service hangar

Riders raise smiles for Royal Flying Doctors

Riders today (April 27, 2017) hit the road for the second annual Bright Smiles Charity Ride raising vital funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Starting at Wiseman’s Ferry, just north of Sydney, the 18 riders are travelling more than 1200km along the back roads, enjoying overnight stays at Coolah, Dubbo, where they will visit the …

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Outback riders rely on Flying Doctors

The uniquely Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service attends a “significant” number of rescues of riders involved in motorcycle crashes in remote parts of our Outback. So the RFDS has urged motorcyclists riding in the Outback to plan their journey properly and exercise caution. In the past year, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor …

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Scott Britnell hopes to compete in the 2017 Dakar Rally

Dakar debutante crashes in desert

Dakar Rally debutante Scott Britnell is still determined to race in the gruelling event in January 2017, despite suffering a massive crash at 100km/h while trying to set a record double crossing of the Simpson Desert in a single day. In the end, the record now belongs to Brisbane teacher Trevor Wilson, 25, who tagged along …

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Cruiser Customizing Community rally

Outback bike rally supports Flying Doctors

A small group of 20 cruiser riders has raised $1400 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service at their annual rally and now wants to organise an annual fundraiser for the service. They’re called the CCC or Cruiser Customizing Community, an online community of bikers affectionately referred to as “The Community” who met through the online …

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