Official Launch InvitationThursday 18th October 2012, Martin Place, SydneyInformation and Calendar

This year’s Motorcycle Awareness Week is going to be the biggest ever. We need all riders and delegates to spread the word and get as many fellow riders to these events as we can. Lets show the public that motorcyclists are just like everybody else, the person under the helmet could be a friend or relative.

Calendar of Events

14th October – 12th Annual PINK RIBBON RIDE

Pink Ribbon Ride

a fund raiser for a terrific charity organised by Girls Ride Out precedes MAW on Sunday 14th of October, 9am at the Mean Fiddler and make sure you “Pink it up”. This event has raised thousands of dollars over the years and is a very popular event. Pimp your ride in Pink and fly the flag for breast cancer. 9am registrations open and ribbon is cut at 10am for start of ride

Thur 18th October MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS WEEK LAUNCH Martin Place, City

9am – 3pm

Motorcycle Awarness Week

Motorcycle Awareness Week Launch Martin Place, Sydney.
The day will feature Jonesy of 2WSFM fame as MC, St John’s Ambulance demonstrations of what to do when first on scene at an accident, a fashion parade featuring safety gear from various apparel suppliers and static displays and rider safety information, as well as stickers and information sheets.

Police in attendance, Ambulance service and Roads Minister Duncan Gay will be attending to address the crowd.

Roads Minister Speaks. Answers straight questions with straight answers. Earns respect. 2011

19th-21st October THUNDER RALLY

Thunder Rally
Sheba Dams Recreation Area, Nundle (40k south of Tamworth) – Raising funds for the Spinal Unit at the Royal Rehabilitation Centre, Ryde. See http://groupspaces.com/thunderrally for details, entry forms, etc or call Aunty Mal 0404 002 427

20th October MEET U IN MOLONG Motorcycle Safety Ride and Expo

Food, stalls, music, entertainment, accommodation and
breakfast available – Contact meetuinmolong@bigpond.com or Kelly 0429 662 553 or visit the facebook page

20th-21st October – 31st KOSCIUSZKO RALLY

Geehi campsite on the Alpine Way between Jindabyne and Khancoban – Contact rides@bmwmccact.org.au or phone the BMWMCCACT Ride Coordinator on 0429 105 155

21st October – TWO WHEELS TO WELLINGTON

Cameron Park, Nanima Crescent, Wellington – Show and Shine, Trade Shows, Market Stalls, etc – For more info contact Phillip Melhuish 02 68452965 Or Peter Ogden 0407883978

Thur 25th October GOULBURN MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS DISPLAY

Centro Mall Goulburn – Contact Janelle Read (Road Safety Officer – Goulburn Mulwaree Council) 02 4823 4510

26-28th October 2012 TURKEY RUN

Departs Hexham McDonalds 10am 26th October. Poker runs, live music, prizes for best Harleys, best metric cruisers, best trikes, etc. For more info see http:www.h4hnsw.com or contact Dave ‘Mule’ Golledge 0419 461 103

27th October – MOUNTAIN TORQUE

BBQ breakfast at Wentworth Falls then a ride to lunch at Katoomba via morning tea at Lithgow – Show and Shine At Katoomba RSL – More details here or phone Terry on 0407 065 234.

27th October – MS POKER RUN

Registration at 8am at Muswellbrook McDonalds – Prizes, Band, Auction and Tattoo Competition after the ride. For more details click www.runbeyondsurvival.com or phone Horn on 0416 370 976

28th October – BREAKFAST TORQUE

Breakfast Talk

Starts 8am – Loftus Oval, Princes Highway, Loftus – Breakfast Torque in Sydney’s south is always a favourite and regularly gets nearly 1,000 attendees. Turn up and have a good yarn, be entertained with the usual list of activities. More details here

28th October – A HARD RIDE

In support of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia – Loftus Oval, Princes Highway, Loftus – 11am directly following Breakfast Torque – More details here

28th October – LISMORE COMPRESSION AGAINST DEPRESSION

For more info contact editor@northernrider.com.au or Phone 0400 999 966

For more events continuing beyond Motorcycle Awareness Week click here