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2005 Motorcycle Awareness Week

Motorcycle Awareness Week 2005

October 22 to 30 2005

"The activities planned endeavour to raise the profile of the motorcycle community and improve the safety of riders"

"We ask that riders do their bit by acting as ambassadors and ride with good judgement, skill and courtesy"

A considerable number of events were planned and conducted from 22 to 30 October 2005 in an effort to raise awareness of motorcycles and motorcyclists. They included:

  • Motorcycle Display on Pyrmont Bridge - Saturday October 22
  • Newcastle Pink Ribbon Ride - Saturday October 22
  • Pink Ribbon Ride - Sunday October 23
  • Ride to Work Day - Wednesday October 26
  • Reece Bancell Dinner - Friday October 28
  • Macquarie Pass Safety Day - Saturday October 29
  • Breakfast Torque - Sunday October 30
  • Molong Ride - Sunday October 30

Riders were asked to support as many of the events as possible in a Show of Strength. This was supported by RTA electronic signs advertising Motorcycle Awareness Week, Four (4) Motorcycle Awareness Week Bridge Banners hung on bridges along the M4, the RTA blind spotted TV campaign and City of Sydney Council promoting the Pyrmont Bridge Motorcycle Display.

  • [22/10] Pyrmont Bridge Display

    Motorcycle Awareness Week was kicked off with the Pyrmont Bridge Display on Saturday 22nd October 2005. The Pyrmont Bridge Display day went extremely well and with plenty of general public walking...

  • [22/10] Newcastle Pink Ribbon Ride

    NEWCASTLE PINK RIBBON RIDE REVIEW This was only the 2nd year Just Girls ran the Newcastle Pink Ribbon Ride and we tripled last year’s effort in numbers and raised nearly 10 times the amount in...

  • [23/10] Pink Ribbon Ride

    2005 PINK RIBBON RIDE ALL WELCOME! October is National Breast Cancer month. The pink ribbon is the international symbol for breast cancer awareness. Every year motorcyclists of Australia turn out in...

  • [26/10] Ride To Work Day

    RIDE TO WORK DAY REVIEW One of Australia’s most recognisable faces, Tim Bailey, who currently presents the weather on location around NSW for Channel 10's First at Five News with Ron Wilson and...

  • [28/10] Reece Bancell Dinner

    Support the Reece Bancell Memorial Association by attending their 2nd Annual Dinner/Auction. Again being held, at: THE EPPING CLUB, EPPING NSW On OCTOBER 28th, 2005 With Special Guest: Wayne Gardner...

  • [29/10] Macquarie Pass Safety Day

    Saturday 29th October - Macquarie Pass Safety Day PHOTOS Saturday 29th October - Macquarie Pass Safety Day The Macquarie Pass Safety Group is organising a safety awareness information day at the...

  • [30/10] Breakfast Torque 2005

    Even tough biker types need someone to hold their hand and say 'there, there' in an emergency. This was one of the points made by paramedic Paul Riley who spoke at this year’s Breakfast Torque about...

  • [30/10] Central West Molong Ride

    MOLONG RIDE REVIEW Despite the heavy rain that fell in parts of the Central West on Sunday, many motorcyclists participated in the second annual Central West Motorcycle Awareness Ride. Nearly 300...

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