Sunday, October 28, 2012


Canberra turned out her finest weather today for the Annual 'Pink Ribbon Ride' organised by 'Girls on the move'. The ride is of course a charity ride in support of Breast Cancer research. 

 Our little band met up early in Erindale to fuel up and get organised before it was off to Old Parliament House to register. Also an opportunity to stock up on raffle tickets for the ride's end at Eagle Hawk on the Federal Highway.

The kick-off was , rather respectfully I thought for a Sunday, at 10 am.

I would estimate about 200 bikes were there lined up under the Australian coat of arms. I was 154 and we were early so a rough figure. All up an impressive mob. There was a huge array of makes and models of bike with many contesting for the best dressed bike and riders in the pink theme. 


Registration and bikers of all flavours...

A few Spyders followed the main pack...

Coffee @ Bungendore...

From there it was back through to the Federal Highway and south towards Eagle Hawk pub where the raffles were drawn. A little sad to learn after the ride but this is probably the last year the Girls will be hosting the event. In fact the word was the club was disbanding. I hope another riding group in Canberra takes up the reigns and continues the tradition next year.

For us it was then off to Rose Cottage Inn for a retro afternoon band and a refreshing beverage to end a great morning.



  1. I have not seen the trycs with the two wheels in front before, leastways, not in this century.
    Regards, Keith.

    1. They are becoming very popular Keith. Not my style though.


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