On Sunday 30th September 2018, the 7th edition of the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride will cruise through more than 650 cities worldwide. Founded in Sydney, Australia by a gentleman named Mark Hawwa, this year's ride is expected to attract 120,000 participants across the globe.
As well as being an awesome day out for lovers of classic motorcycles, the event has a deeper purpose of supporting men's health.
Three key things you need to know about the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride
- The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is an annual motorcycle charity ride for vintage and classic motorcycles.
- It takes place on 30th September 2018, the time of the ride varies from city to city.
- The event has teamed up with the Movember Foundation, which raises awareness and funds for men's health, in particular, prostate cancer and suicide prevention.
"The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is a celebration of the art of being dapper and classic custom motorcycles."
The incredible year on year growth of the event has made it one of the largest community gatherings in the world. The feat is even more incredible considering it is targeted towards a niche market of vintage, classic and customised motorcycle riders.
So what rides classify?
If you own (or have access to) a Cafe Racer, Bobber, Classic, Tracker, Scrambler, Old School Chopper, Modern Classic, Sidecar, Classic Scooter or Brat Styled Motorcycle then you're good to go.
The ride is limited to these bikes to assist from a safety perspective, by ensuring the event is manageable. Just a imagine the organisational nightmare if every motorbike was involved!
Want to get involved? Simply visit their website: https://www.gentlemansride.com