16 Day - IFMR (Aust) 2017 International Ride

Tuesday 31 October, 2017 to 15 November, 2017

16 Days
Stopping at 13 Towns / Cities

Looping from Sydney
through New South Wales
to Port Augusta in South Australia
down through Adelaide to Mount Gambier
across the Victorian Great Ocean Road
back up to Sydney

Funds Raised along the ride will support the work of
Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service.

30 International Members of the International Fellowship of Motorcycling Rotarians (IFMR) will gather in Sydney, to be joined by around 30 Australian chapter members, to take on this 16 day fellowship ride.

Along the way, they will raise awareness and funds to support the work of Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service.

The riders are estimated to cover 4,830km on the route over a period of 60 hours.

International Rotarian Riders visiting Australia are coming from:-
• Belgium  • Canada  • Denmark  • England
• Germany  • Iceland  • Norway  • Taiwan  • USA

As they move along the route, riders will meet up with various Rotary Clubs to spread the goodwill of Rotary and mix with our diverse Australian Communities, including:-

DAY 1 - Tues 31st Oct - welcome to all in Sydney (NSW)

DAY 2 - Wed 1st Nov - ride through Blue Mountains to Orange (NSW)
            - Breakfast with Orange Sunrise Club

DAY 3 - Thurs 2nd Nov - ride through West Wyalong to Hay (NSW)

DAY 4 - Fri 3rd Nov - ride through Wentworth to Broken Hill (NSW)

DAY 5 - Sat 4th Nov - ride through Peterborough to Port Augusta (SA)
            - BBQ Lunch with Peterborough Club

DAY 6 - Sun 5th Nov - day trip to the Flinders Ranges (Quorn & Wilpena Pound)
                                              finishing back in Port Augusta

DAY 7 - Mon 6th Nov - ride through Melrose and Clare to Adelaide (SA)

DAY 7 - Mon 6th Nov - BBQ Lunch - Clare
                                      Fellowship & Fundraising for the RFDS. All welcome
                                      supported by the Rotary Club of Clare

DAY 7 - Mon 6th Nov - Special Dinner - Sage Hotel - Adelaide < more info >
                                      Fellowship & Fundraising for the RFDS. All welcome.
                                      supported by the Rotary Club of Adelaide West

DAY 8 - Tues 7th Nov - day trip choices around Adelaide Hills; Barossa; South Coast
                                       Kangaroo Island etc, finishing back in Adelaide

DAY 9 - Wed 8th Nov - ride through Robe to Mount Gambier (SA)

DAY 10 - Thurs 9th Nov - ride through Portland to Warrnambool (Vic)

DAY 11 - Fri 10th Nov - ride through Great Ocean Road to Ballarat (Vic)

DAY 12Sat 11th Nov - day trip choices around Ballarat including Sovereign Hill;
                                       Creswick Woollen Mills, finishing back in Ballarat
              - AGM Saturday night hosted by Ballarat East Club

DAY 13 - Sun 12th Nov - ride through Portsea to Sale (Vic)

DAY 14 - Mon 13th Nov - ride through to Bega (NSW)

DAY 15 - Tues 14th Nov - ride through to Sydney (NSW)

DAY 16 - Wed 15th Nov - welcome back to Sydney (NSW)


If you would like to know more about the ride ...

Or get involved with the ride ...

Or donate to support the ride's RFDS fundraising, please contact

Claus Weber - IFMR Australian Past President
0419 984 714

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