Monthly Archives: September 2010

Where are they now

You would have read from my previous post that the riders made an impression when they travelled yesterday through Cobar. Well, courtesy of Sharon Harland of The Cobar Weekly, the following photo shows that everyone is travelling well. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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The long and not so winding road – Day 2 – Dubbo to Broken Hill

Well, I know they are out there because I have heard about it on the radio and I have talked to some of the local papers who are running a story on the ride. As yet, I haven’t received any … Continue reading

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And they are off. Stay safe and have some fun…

The Mushroom for Life Cancer Charity Ride is now underway. At a little after 6.00am this morning a large portion of our Mushroom Riders roared down the hill to the iconic Sydney Opera House for the start of this little … Continue reading

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Thanks to all those supporters

With the start of our ride now just days away, it is as good a time as ever to reflect on the great support given to the event by all those who have generously donated. At the time of writing … Continue reading

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About the riders

Some time ago I promised I would write up some background to our riders, who, by all accounts are an interesting mob to say the least. Naturally enough we have plenty of bike enthusiasts, having ridden everything from Suzuki’s, Yamaha’s … Continue reading

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Hans Berden

Hans is yet another one of our group with a colourful background when it comes to riding motorbikes. According to his notes his largest motor trip so far, was an organised trip in India in 2005 with four of his … Continue reading

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Jack Drendel

Jack is one of the Australian mushroom growers on this little adventure and works for Phil and Linda Rogers in Adelaide. His background sounds like a typical Australian farm upbringing, riding bikes and driving sheep (well not typical for me … Continue reading

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