Bikers and 'Charity'
Bikers for Charity, ride for Charitable organisations, motorcycle rideouts fundraising for charities and raise money for your local charities.
RITS - Riders In The Sky - annual charity fund raising events, fantastic day out with all sorts of entertainment and a rideout. See the RITS website for the latest details 2012
Support Bloodbike Groups / Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service- a couple of guys I know through my local IAM Group/Freewheelers EVS are raising funds for a new Blood Bike by cycling (bicycles!) from ...
John O’Groats to Lands End - Fund Raiser Cycle Ride for Freewheelers Bloodbike
British Orthopaedic Association (you'll soon see why I have a special interest in this one!)
Freewheelers - Riding for Life Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service provides an out-of-hours emergency motorcycle courier service to hospitals in the South West of England
The Motorcycle World Road Trip in aid of Motorcycle Road Crash Victims
and in support of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
ukGSer "Lamble" - Three Teas Tour charity fund raising
Biker / Biking / Motorcycle / Motorcycling related charity links:
Justgiving lets people donate to charities online. It’s easy, quick and tax-friendly.
"Our goal is to help people raise as much as they can for charity by providing an excellent service to as many people as possible. We have thousands of member charities although we’re not a charity ourselves. Our online fundraising pages make raising money and donating easy and they’ve helped transform the way people fundraise – the rest is down to the amazing and creative ways you use them." [more]
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Enduro Africa charity fund raising ride - to raise funds Graham Merrick will be riding from John O'Groats to Cape Cornwall with a rather unusual passenger who should certainly catch everyone's attention! Setting off from John O'Groats on Tuesday 11th August 2009 10:00am and arriving at Cape Cornwall Golf & Country Club on Saturday 15th August....[more]
Air Ambulance / Paramedic Services
On average, an emergency air ambulance takes off every 10 minutes in the UK, flying 365 days a year in daylight hours. Put another way, during every hour of every day 7 Air Ambulances are attending accidents and medical trauma.
Air Ambulance services - 30 helicopters leased or owned and in service for the 18 Air Ambulance charities plus 2 Operated by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
They collectively undertake over 19,000 missions in a year and serve 177 accident and emergency departments:
•40% Road Traffic Collisions. (a high percentage being motorcycle crashes)
•24% Other Medical Emergencies.
•3% Hospital Transfers.
Collectively the Air Ambulances are the busiest voluntary emergency services in the country and are dependant on charitable funding, donations and Lottery funding.
Find your nearesr Air Ambulance service:
Brake - UK national road safety charity
THE MISTLETOE RUN - The Mistletoe Run is The Dorset Motorctcle Enthusiasts Clubs (www.dmec.cjb.net) annual charity event it is run each year just before Christmas and the money rased is presented to THE DORSET AND SOMERSET AIR AMBULANCE. If you would like to support the run or you are interested in coming on this years run keep an eye on the club events page. TIP you need to click the 'Skip This Ad' button, top right, to enter their site.
The National Association for Bikers with a Disability
The NABD was set up in April 1991 by six bikers from Stockport and Manchester who would not accept the idea that disabled people could not ride motorcycles, scooters, or trikes.
www.rblr.co.uk - “The Riders” are a National “Mobile” Branch of The Royal British Legion.and is for anyone who has an interest in motorcycling whether they ride or not. From UK (Cornwall to Scotland), USA, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Australia & Canada, members are brought together by their enthusiasm for motorcycling and a desire to belong to and support the Legion. The Riders Branch are keen to attract motorcyclists and supporters from throughout the UK and further a field who enjoy comradeship, social activities and who wish to support the important work of the Legion among the ex-Service community.
Local event: Weston Bike Nights:
|RoadPeace, UK's national charity for bereaved and injured road crash victims, was set up in February 1992 to meet the overwhelming need for a national organisation to represent and support this huge group of victims and draw attention to their rights.
RoadPeace champions the rights of road crash victims to ensure the trauma they suffer is acknowledged. To this end, RoadPeace researches and documents the experiences of road crash victims, using the findings to inform and influence policy makers, agencies, the media and the public.
RoadPeace also works for real road safety to make the roads safer for everyone... [more]
Santa's-on-a-Bike - Santa's Toy Run - December annually, check the website for event details - Bridgwater / Frome / Gloucester / Forest of Dean to Bristol
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