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  • WIMA Auckland 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Charity Ride Sunday 14/10/12

    WIMA Auckland invite you to:

    2012 PINK RIBBON MOTORCYCLE CHARITY RIDE


    This is our 9th Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Charity ride. All motorcyclists, women and men are welcome, as are big bikes, little bikes, spyders, classic bikes, scooters, and trikes.

    When: Sunday 14 October 2012
    Meet: Auckland Netball Centre, Allison Ferguson Dr (off Stonefields Ave), St Johns entrance gate off College Rd will be open
    Time: 0900 meet for a 1030 departure
    Badges: $10
    Route: College Rd, St Johns Rd, Kohimarama Rd, Kepa Rd, Patteson Ave, Tamaki Dr, Quay St, Hobson St, Pitt St, Karangahape Rd, Great North Rd, Stadium Rd
    Ends: Western Springs Stadium
    Extra: Pink Ribbon t-shirts, sausage sizzle & drinks

    No registration just spread the word and come along.

    If anyone, or you know of anyone, that would like to help out on the day with selling badges and pedestrian marshalling then please let us know.
    Huge thanks to our sponsors

    Contact: Julie Swift
    Email: julie@neale.co.nz, Mobile: 021 614 646
    Pink Ribbon Ride Co-ordinator
    This article was originally published in forum thread: WIMA Auckland 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Charity Ride Sunday 14/10/12 started by Lucyloo View original post
    Comments 16 Comments
    1. Fatt Max's Avatar
      Fatt Max -
      Woo hoo.....

      Yes indeedy, there with big, fat, flabby bells on and happy to help out in any way I can as with the other FBMC people.

      See you then, save me a sausage.....
    1. MadDuck's Avatar
      MadDuck -
      Yep now in the diary. There with bells for a great cause
    1. hellokitty's Avatar
      hellokitty -
      DATE: SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER 2012
      VENUE: Open 9am - Auckland Netball Centre Car Park,
      7 Allison Ferguson Drive, St Johns, Auckland
      DEPART: 10.30am sharp!
      END: Western Springs Stadium Car Park
      BADGES: $10 BBQ: $2
      QUERIES: Ph Julez 021 614 646 or visit www.wima.org.nz
    1. paturoa's Avatar
      paturoa -
      Can a mod please put this on the home page?

      Why via Hobson and Pitt, wouldn't up Queen St be better?
    1. maggot's Avatar
      maggot -
      Anybody got room on the back for a young lass? Her mum passed from breast cancer a couple years ago and is pretty keen on attending. She'd need picking up/dropping off from the city, or could potentially travel some ways to you. PM me if you're keen to help out.
    1. Gremlin's Avatar
      Gremlin -
      Quote Originally Posted by maggot View Post
      Anybody got room on the back for a young lass? Her mum passed from breast cancer a couple years ago and is pretty keen on attending. She'd need picking up/dropping off from the city, or could potentially travel some ways to you. PM me if you're keen to help out.
      Does she have her own gear? If no-one else puts up their hand (she'd need to have her gear), I can help, but I'm also on escort duties for the ride, hence preferring for someone else to assist.
    1. maggot's Avatar
      maggot -
      Quote Originally Posted by Gremlin View Post
      Does she have her own gear? If no-one else puts up their hand (she'd need to have her gear), I can help, but I'm also on escort duties for the ride, hence preferring for someone else to assist.
      I've got some gear I can chuck her in.
    1. hellokitty's Avatar
      hellokitty -
      There will also be a pink bus for those who cannot ride....
    1. Ladydragon's Avatar
      Ladydragon -
      İ'll be there videoing the ride so eveyone make sure you give me a barp and a wave
    1. baffa's Avatar
      baffa -
      Missed this last year. Might be keen to come along
    1. Snake's Avatar
      Snake -
      Will be there, This will be my first time and am eager to support for a good cause.
    1. kave's Avatar
      kave -
      Is this still on given the weather? and are you aware that usually this carpark is reasonably busy on a Sunday morning as markets are held here every Sunday? (hopefully the markets will be fairly quiet tomorrow given the poor weather).

      http://www.aucklandnetball.co.nz/ind...=community-use
    1. Gremlin's Avatar
      Gremlin -
      Market is in the main car park. We meet in the side one, which has access to and from College Rd.
    1. drrugg's Avatar
      drrugg -
      First cycle ride with a group, thanks guys. (:

      Thanks in particular to Kevin from MRS and RRRS for helping with this newbie with mechanical tweaking and guidance. You guys rock, and will see you at the course soon.

      I've uploaded few photos uploaded to a open gallery.
    1. Lucyloo's Avatar
      Lucyloo -
      A huge thank you to everyone that turned up and made then ride so successful.
      It was another great day and another nice sum of money to give to the foundation. :-)
    1. Gossamer's Avatar
      Gossamer -
      Great turnout yesterday. Have uploaded photos taken at Grey Lynn to my album. Don't know most of the riders in the photos but you are more than welcome to have the original files for printing (~5-8Mb each).