Amy Gillett Foundation

Organised by 2005 Australian road champion Lorian Graham, the 10-day Amy Gillett Foundation Charity Ride is aimed at raising awareness among motorists and cyclists to promote road safety. Kicking off in Maitland on Saturday, December 3 and finishing almost 1000 kilometres later in Brisbane on December 12, the group wishes to demonstrate that prevention of needless injuries and deaths on the roads, such as the one that killed Amy Gillett and seriously injured five of her team-mates in Germany this year, can be done with patience and respect. "It's not such a big ask for everyone to be more considerate," said Lorian. "Cyclists should obey the rules and drivers should be aware of cyclists and exercise caution. What's more important - a couple minutes of your time or someone's life?" Funds raised by the ride will go towards the Amy Gillett Foundation.

Day 5 - Port Macquarie - Nambucca Heads

After what was a rest day for most of us, with exception for the 30 km Community ride and for...

Day 6: Nambucca Heads to Grafton - LONG!

There were very few words that could describe day 6 of our journey... Hot, lumpy, rough, narrow...

Day 2 Maitland to Forster - 163km

After a good night sleep and a reasonably chilly start for our northern acclimatised riders, we set...

Day 3 Forster to Port Macquarie - 123km

Riders moved into more of a routine on Day 3, both on and off the bike. An early start was declared...

Day 4 - Port Macquarie Community Ride

Our riders were greeted by a cast of well over 100 Port Macquarie cycling enthusiasts this morning...

The launch

Dramatically, the ride began with a necessary diversion in itinerary as the New England Highway was...
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