2017 GRAMPIANS “RIDE TO REMEMBER”
Date: Sunday 5th February
Departing Time: 9.00am
Plans are now complete for the annual GRAMPIANS “RIDE TO REMEMBER” which will be held on Sunday 5th February, 2017.
The event, hosted by the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation – Ararat Branch and organized by a Sub Committee including local enthusiastic motorcyclists working closely with Victoria Police from the Northern Grampians Region, is expected to attract over 350 riders and pillions from right across Victoria in addition to a number from interstate.
The 196km Ride is a green corridor event and will be open to all licensed motorcycle enthusiasts and conducted under police escort to maximize safety and to minimize disruption to other road users.
The Grampians “RIDE TO REMEMBER” has attracted major sponsors including Shannon’s Insurance, Wimmera Motorcycles, ACE Radio, Melbourne Parkview Hotel and Ord’s Motorcycles – Ararat which will assist the organisers in being able to present a signature event, including the popular Show N Shine for Ararat and the Grampians region.
All proceeds from the 2017 Ride will go towards the Jason Bond Memorial Perioperative Unit at East Grampians Health Service (Ararat Hospital).
Registration: $30 for Riders and Pillions and includes a complimentary Barbecue Luncheon Pass.
The GRAMPIANS “RIDE TO REMEMBER” is open to all registered, roadworthy motorcycles and licensed riders with Clubs, Group Bookings, Pillion Passengers most welcome to participate.
Registrations NOW OPEN! http://www.trybooking.com/NPTU
Ride route (196kms): Google Map Link Ride Route 2017
Reminder don’t forget to wear proper protective clothing.
NB: Conduct of the Ride will be subject to a safety and risk assessment in relation to bushfires in or around the route. Organisers reserve the right to cancel the event at any stage including the evacuation of all persons from areas within the Ararat Rural City, Northern Grampians Shire, Southern Grampians Shire and the Grampians National Park on the advice of the Victoria Police Operations Commander.