2014 Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer

The media hub for the 2014 Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer

23rd March 2014 - Australia Wide

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TELEVISION

WIN News on the Sunshine Coast reports on the inaugural Sunshine Coast leg of the 2014 Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer, coordinated by Michael "Youngie" Young.


WIN News caught up with Townsville Ride Coordinator Ben Price after the outstanding success of the 2014 Townsville Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer.


Tamworth hosted it's first Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer on 23rd March, and NBN News was there to talk to Ride Coordinator Rod Thompson.


NBN News was on hand to meet the Black Dog Riders participating in the inaugural Coffs Harbour Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer.


WIN News had a chat to our Townsville Ride Coordinator Ben Price about the upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer he's organising in his region.


RADIO

Geraldton 1 Dayer Ride Coordinator Peter Shaw caught up with ABC Mid West after the amazing success of the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. (3.02min 1.5MB)

Play Listen in ABC MidWest chat to Peter Shaw here Listen in ABC MidWest chat to Peter Shaw here


720ABC Perth's Gillian O'Shaughnessy was at the launch of the Bridgetown Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer and spoke to Steve Andrews, and other Black Dog Riders, before Steve led the 630 riders ride off through the south west. (5.32min 5.3MB)

Play Listen to Steve Andrew's chat to 720ABC Perth here Listen to Steve Andrew's chat to 720ABC Perth here


Brett Parsell, Black Dog Ride Coordinator for Wagga Wagga, had a great chat to StarFM about Wagga's very first Black Dog Ride! (3.57min 4.55MB)

Play Listen to StarFM chat to Brett Parsell here Listen to StarFM chat to Brett Parsell here


Geraldton 1 Dayer Ride Coordinator had a long chat with ABC MidWest with only a week to go in the preperation of the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Geraldton. (6.33min 3.1MB)

Play Listen to ABC MidWest chat to Peter Shaw here Listen to ABC MidWest chat to Peter Shaw here


Rebel FM's Ash and Dave caught up with Steve Andrews to chat about the 1 Dayer, raising awareness and even walking like a cowboy after a ride! Have a listen in. (3.24 min 3.1MB)

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Steve Andrews has a good yarn with Ride On Alive's Greg Hirst about Black Dog Ride's upcoming circumnavigation of Australia, listen in! (10min)

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RebelFM have been amazing supporters of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Check out this awesome promo mix they made! Thank you RebelFM! (30secs 1MB)

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Steve Andrews had a chat to Rural Focus RadioWest South West about everything from Lifeline to Yahava Koffee's magnificent MotoKafe, listen in! (6.50min, 6.3MB)

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Avon Valley Ride Coordinator Graeme Raine and local Lions Club Liaison Grant Scollay had a yarn to Frenchy at Rural Focus RadioWest Northam. (5.52min, 5.6MB)

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PRINT

300 Black Dog Riders finish in Toodyay

The inaugural Avon Valley Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer attracted 321 riders, including FarRider Dave Barwood whose dedication to the cause was evident by his riding in two 1 Dayers! Article from the Toodyay Herald.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Northam Toodyay


Black Dog Ride A Success

The inaugural Mildura Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer has exceeded all expectations, attracted 200 riders with the Ride Coordinator confirming he's up for the challenge next year! Click the image below to view the Sunraysia Daily article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mildura


Black Dog Ride for Life

The NSW Goverment's electricity corp Essential Energy gave a great shout out to Black Dog Ride Dubbo Coordinator Wayne Amor in it's monthly magazine, which has helped to start the conversation of suicide prevention amongst 4,000 employees!

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Dubbo


Black Dog Rumbles Out Of Bridgetown

The Donnybrook Mail was on hand to hear the spectacular sound of 600 bikes roaring to life and they rode to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bridgetown


Black Dogs Round Up Impressive Sum For Charity

The Dubbo leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer was a resounding success! The Daily Liberal spoke to Ride Coordinator Steven Gower. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Dubbo


Ride For Life

The Pakenham News had a chat with Black Dog Ride Pakenham Coordinator David McAuliffe about his local Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the article online.

Please note, although the founder of Black Dog Ride, Steve Andrews, is a proud Lion, Black Dog Ride is not run by Lions Australia.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Pakenham


Everyone And Their Dogs Go For A Ride

The Penrith Press was on hand to report on the resounding success of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Penrith. Click on the image below to download the original scan (pdf).

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Penrith


Hitting the Road to Raise Spirits

The Western Advocate spoke to Bathurst Black Dog Ride Coordinator Rose Hancock about the fantastic success of the first Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click on the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bathurst


Battling The Black Dog

The Port Macquarie leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer enjoyed the company of Grinspoon's Phil Jamieson and his dog Murphy, all in aid of focusing attention on the black dog and suicide prevention. Click the image below to view the Port News online gallery.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Port Macquarie


Riding Away The Dog Days

The Warrnambool Standard gave the local Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer plenty to be proud of when they featured them on the front page! Click the image below to view the online article "Bikes Ride From Days Dogged By Darkness".

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Warrnambool Penshurst


Black Dog with Plenty of Bark

Wagga's first Black Dog Ride had plenty of bark, writes The Advertiser. Click on the image below to view the onlne article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Wagga Wagga


Hundreds Ride For Black Dog

Wangaratta's inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer saw hundreds of locals on their bikes in support of suicide prevention. Click the image below to view the online article by The Wangaratta Chronicle.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Wangaratta


Hundreds Ride For Black Dog

The Wangaratta Chronicle did a fantastic front and inside page feature on the amazing first Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Wangaratta, coordinated by Jim Redmond. Click the image below to download the original scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Wangaratta


Black Dog Riders Have a Reason To Hit The Road

The importance of riding to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention wasn't lost on The Daily Mercury in Mackay, who put the 1 Dayer on their front page! Click the image below to view a higher resolution scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mackay


Raising Awareness of Depression and Suicide on Two Wheels

ABC Midwest spoke to the Ride Coordinator of the inaugural Geraldton Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer, Peter Shaw. Read the online article by clicking on the image below, includes radio interview.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Geraldton


Black Dog Ride: breaking down walls of silence around depression

ABC Perth's Gillian O'Shaughnessy came down to the Bridgetown launch of the Black Dog RIde 1 Dayer and spoke to Steve Andrews. Read the online article by clicking on the image below, includes radio interview.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bridgetown


Black Dog Ride An Uplifting Experience

Mildura's inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer was an uplifting experience, with numbers and enthusiasm exceeding all expectations. Click the image below to view the Sunraysia Daily online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mildura


GALLERY: Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer - Tasmania

The Examiner has a fantastic gallery of 118 images taken from the Campbell Town leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the online gallery.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Tasmania


Black Dog Ride Finishes in Busselton

The Busselton-Dunsborough Mail has a fantastic gallery of the Bridgetown leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click on the image below to view the online gallery.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Busselton


Riding for Depression Leaves Impression

The local leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer had a great full page spread in the Avon Valley Advocate! Click the image below to view a larger image.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Northam


Big Turn Out For Annual Black Dog Ride

The Daily Mercury spoke to Mackay Black Dog Ride Coordinator Charles Linsley after the fantastic success of the Mackay 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view a larger scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mackay


Black Dog Ride in Alice Springs

ABC Open included Black Dog Ride's Alice Springs leg in it's ongoing photography series! Click the image below to view the online gallery.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Alice Springs


Tamworth's Inaugural Black Dog Ride a Huge Success

NBN News featured a great video from the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Tamworth. Click the image below to view to online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Tamworth


Motors Running for Mental Health

The Examiner did a great write up of the 3rd annual Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Campbell Town, Tasmania. Click the image below to view a larger scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Tasmania


Bendigo Black Dog Ride Raises Awareness

The Bendigo Advertiser has shared some great snaps of the Bendigo to Puckapunyal 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the online gallery.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Bendigo


Bikers Raise Funds for Suicide Prevention Programs

John Ross from NBN went down to the inaugural Coffs Harbour leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click on the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Coffs Harbour


Riders Rally Against Suicide

The Bendigo Advertiser spoke to Bendigo 1 Dayer Ride Coordinator Ric Raftis about the fantastic success of the Bendigo to Puckapunyal 1 Dayer. Click the image below to read the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bendigo to Puckapunyal


Fraser Coast 1 Dayer Gallery

The Fraser Coast Chronicle has shared fantastic images of the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in the region. Click the image below to view the online gallery.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Fraser Coast


Motorcycle Ride To Stop A Mass Killer

The sound of motorbikes roared for suicide prevention on the Sunshine Coast! Click the image below to read The Sunshine Coast Daily article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Sunshine Coast


Behind the first Shoalhaven Black Dog Ride

Jeff Rosser and his family played a vital role in coordinating the inaugural South Coast Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view The South Coast Register's online gallery of the ride.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Shoalhaven


Bikers To Reflect On Good Cause

The NT News had a yarn to Darwin Black Dog Ride Coordinator Andrew Prescott about today's Darwin leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view a larger scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Darwin


Black Dog Ride To Raise Awareness of Depression

ABC News spoke to Steve Gower about the very first Dubbo leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer, which has been embraced by local riders as a worthy cause. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Dubbo


Revved Up For A Good Cause

The Sunraysia Daily wrote about the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Mildura, which has seen the whole community embrace the ride and it's mission. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mildura


Bikers Aim To Beat The Black Dog

Coffs Harbour locals spoke to The Daily Examiner about joining the first Coffs Harbour leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click on the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Coffs Harbour


Steve's Black Dog Army!

Steve Andrews and three dozen Black Dog Riders presented themselves in front of Busselton's Black Dog Ride Billboard for the Busselton-Dunsborough Mail. Click the image below to view the online article. Click here to view the original cover page and here to view the page 5 story (pdf).

Steve's Black Dog Army


Riders Tackling The Black Dog

Fraser Coast's Brett and Michelle Lewis spoke to the News-Mail about their upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click on the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Fraser Coast


Geared Up For Black Dog Ride

The Kalgoorlie Miner had a yarn to Kathy (on the bike!) from Mates 4 Mates Goldfields who are supporting the Kalgoorlie - Esperance Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the article to view a higher resolution scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Kalgoorlie Esperance


Bikers Throw A Lifeline to Valued Local Charity

Our Warrnambool Ride Coordinator Heather Muskee and local Lifeline Manager met with the Warrnambool Standard to chat about the upcoming 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Warrnambool


Ride To Fight Black Dog

The Coffs Coast Advocate spoke to John Shearer about the meaning behind Black Dog Ride, and the inaugural Coffs Harbour 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Coffs Harbour


Cowra Stop For Riders Rounding Up The Black Dog

The Cowra Guardian included an article about the Bathurst Black Dog Riders stopping through their town on the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bathurst Cowra


College IT Team Joins Black Dog Ride

The Dubbo College Newspaper printed a great feature on three staff members who are joining the Dubbo leg of the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Dubbo


Black Dog Rides and SPAN walks

Black Dog Ride and the Suicide Prevention Awareness Network (SPAN) Bendigo are collaborating on a community awareness day on March 23rd. The Bendigo 1 Dayer will launch and the annual SPAN walk will head out, both to raise awareness of suicide prevention. The Bendigo Weekly have done a great wrap up of the day. Click on the image below to read the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bendigo to Puckapunyal


Black Dog Rides Again

The Donnybrook-Bridgetown Mail caught Winston in the act! Black Dog Ride is coming to town again and everyone is excited. Click the image below to read the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Nannup


Black Dog Hits The Road

Mackay's The Daily Mercury spoke to Mackay Ride Coordinator Charles Linsley and Lifeline Manager Lyn Law about the upcoming Black Dog Ride. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mackay


Riders Try To Round Up The Black Dog

The Western Advocate spent time with Bathurst Black Dog Riders preparing for the inaugural Bathurst Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bathurst


Hit The Road To Help Beat The Black Dog

Wagga Black Dog Ride Coordinator Brett Parsell spoke to the Wagga Daily Advertiser about the upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Wagga Wagga. Click the image below to view a larger scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Wagga Wagga


Making Our Message Go Further

Kalgoorlie Ride Coordinator Kathy spoke to the Kalgoorlie Miner about the upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer and how important it is to create awareness.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Kalgoorlie Miner February


Joy Riders Shed Light On Dark Side

The Mercury caught up with our own Betty Parssey, Black Dog Ride Coordinator for Tasmania, to chat about the upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer 2014 Media Tasmania


Black Dog Riders Join Walk to Tackle Suicide

Black Dog Ride and the Suicide Prevention Awareness Network (SPAN) in Bendigo are working together on March 23rd to raise awareness of suicide prevention. The Bendigo Advertiser spoke with Bendigo Black Dog Ride Coordinator Ric Raftis about this community initiative. Click the image below to view a higher resolution article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Bendigo to Puckapunyal


Esperance Motorcyclists Ride for a Cause

The Esperance Express gets in on the ride! Read more by clicking the article below.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Esperance Express February


Riding for a Top Cause

The Daily Mercury caught up with Mackay Black Dog Ride Coordinator Charles Linsley to chat about Mackay's second annual Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Mackay QLD


Black Dog Ride Lures Esperance Motorcyclists

The Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer is headed to Esperance! Click the image below to view the online article by The Esperance Express.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Esperance


Ready To Rumble Against Depression

Shoalhaven's Jeff Rosser is coordinating the area's first Black Dog Ride and he chatted with the South Coast Register about the upcoming 1 Dayer. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Shoalhaven South Coast


Riders Saddle Up To Harness The Black Dog

Black Dog Ride's Rod Thompson is coordinating the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Tamworth. The Northern Daily Leader caught up with Rod for a chat. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Tamworth


Two By Two: Dubbo's Black Dog Ride Coordinators

Dubbo Photo News did a great feature on our Dubbo Black Dog Ride Coordinators Steve Gower and Wayne Amor. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Dubbo


Motorcyclists To Hit The Roads To Raise Awareness of Depression

The Chronicle caught up with Jim Redmond who is organising the very first Black Dog Ride for Wangaratta. Click the article below to view a larger scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Wangaratta


A Black Dog Day

Australia Road Rider included a piece on the upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in their February mag. Thankyou ARR! Click the image below to view the full page piece.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Australian Road Rider


Busselton Man's Experience With The Black Dog

Black Dog Rider Clayton Gordon spoke with the Busselton-Dunsborough Mail about his personal experiences with the black dog of depression, and sharing his talents with Black Dog Ride. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Busselton


Get On Your Bike For A Worthy Cause

NBN News had a chat to Tamworth Black Dog Ride Coordinator Rod Thompson about the upcoming inaugural Tamworth Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer. Video included. Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Tamworth


Outback Tourers Join Black Dog Ride

In one of Black Dog Ride's most remote legs of the 1 Dayer, Roxby Downs locals have joined our ride to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention. Click the image below of The Monitor's article to view a larger readable version.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Roxby Downs


Black Dog Ride Letter To The Editor

Mackay Black Dog Ride Coordinator Charles Linsley had a letter to the editor published by The Daily Mercury. Click the image below to view a higher resolution scan.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media 2014 Mackay


Rev Up Your Engines and Roll Up Your Sleeves!

Caboolture News is getting revved up about the inaugural Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer in Maryborough! Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Fraser Coast QLD


Black Dog Visits Northam

The Avon Valley Advocate was on hand to talk to Avon Valley Ride Coordinator Graeme Raine and Northam Lions Club rep Grant Scollay when they held a fantastic BBQ fundraiser in Northam for the inaugural Avon Valley 1 Dayer this year. Click the image below to view the online article.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Avon Valley Advocate


Kangaroo Island Hopping for the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer

The Islander is excited to see the upcoming Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer come to Kangaroo Island for the second time! Click the image below to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media The Islander January


Caltex Shines for Black Dog Ride

A local Clatex Star Mart got behind the fundraising component of Black Dog Ride in January with amazing results. Click the image to view the article online.

Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer Media Caltex Busselton Dunsborough Mail