1,000 bikers expected to take part in charity bike ride for Devon Air Ambulance Trust

By Crediton Courier Newspaper   |   Editorial   |
Thursday 22nd June 2017 5:30 am
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Bikers taking part in a previous “Ride Out” for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. ()

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THIS year’s Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) Motorcycle Ride Out will return to the Den, Teignmouth on Sunday, July 9.

It is anticipated in the region of 1,000 bikes will enter the Ride Out which will start from Trago Mills, Newton Abbot, from where the bikes will set off in small groups from 10.30am.

Registration will open at 9am. The bikes will then follow an approximate 80 miles marshalled route through the stunning Devon countryside before arriving at the Den, Teignmouth, from lunchtime.

Entry is only £5 and all pre-registered entrants will receive a free, limited edition Ride Out t-shirt on the day.

You can register now via the website at: www.daat.org/event/motorcycle-ride-out-2017 .

This year DAAT is encouraging all riders to raise sponsorship. If each rider raised just £1 per mile they would each raise an additional £80 for the charity.

To create an online giving page please visit DAAT’s Just Giving page at: https://www.justgiving.com/daat or for sponsor forms please email: [email protected] .

The Ride Out will be followed with an afternoon of live music, trade stalls and refreshment stands on the Den, Teignmouth. The bikers are expected to arrive at lunchtime with live music starting at 1pm.

The afternoon of live music is free for all to attend and DAAT warmly encourages friends and families of the bikers to go along and join them for a fun-filled afternoon, as well as biker enthusiasts, holidaymakers and locals looking for a great day out.

There is an excellent line up of live music, including Littermouth from 1pm, Five Finger Discount at 2pm, Thick as Thieves at 3pm and The Rock Section at 4pm.

Devon Air Ambulance Fundraising Director Caroline Creer said: “We would like to thank all of our regular supporters who join us year-on-year for this great day out and we also look forward to welcoming lots of new faces.

“Every year the event has a great atmosphere enjoyed by bikers and non-bikers alike. We’d like to thank Bridge Motorcycles for sponsoring the event.”

For more information about the event please follow the DAAT Ride Out Facebook page at: @DAATMRO .

Devon Air Ambulance’s Motorcycle Ride Out promotes riding safely in Devon and the event is not a race.

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