One week to go until The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride. Launched six years ago by ThrottleRoll founder Mark Hawa, The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride has become a staple of the custom bike event calendar. The blend of dapper gentlefolk (that's men and women) with custom/classic bikes, coupled with raising money for male health causes, has proved to be a combination for success.
DGR – Bigger Than Ever
The return of the DGR this year, sees a coupling with The Movember Foundation, to raise funds in support of male mental health as well as male prostate cancer The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2017, is set to attract in excess of 70,000 riders across 600 cities in 95 countries. So bigger than ever this year and at the time of writing the event has already raised $2,485,883, with 6 days to go.
Numerous Custom Ride Styles
If you've ever taken part in The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride, you'll know that anything on two wheels and even three is welcome. Typically, riders are on a superb and varied selection of custom bikes; modern and classic/vintage motorcycles.
Triumph Motorcycles, who are giving away four brand-new motorcycles to the DGR's highest fundraisers and competition winners.
The luxury Swiss watchmakerZenith Watches will give away five custom-made timepieces to the most proficient fundraiser.
Lastly and by no means least, Hedon Helmets, the opulent helmet manufacturers, will be giving away a generous one hundred handcrafted helmets to the most ardent fundraisers.
Not too late, for The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride 2017
If you'd like to participate, you can still register here and start fundraising immediately. There's even still enough time to get your most distinguished tweed dry-cleaned and your bike cleaned up, before the ride on the 24th of September 2017.