I was recently asked by the Kansas City ride organizer of the The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride Andrew from Nomads KC if I was interested in capturing the event. Being somewhat of a softy for these types of charities, I was more than happy to donate my time to help capture the event.
This years ride started out at Blip Roasters in the west bottoms, stopped by the Liberty Memorial , and swung through the Country Club Plaza before ending at Nomads KC. This years ride raised just shy of three thousand dollars, and had 99 registered riders .
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This is a charity event hosted in support of men’s health issues, below is the press release on this years ride. for more details please visit the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride
“On Sunday, September 29th 2019, Over 125,000 classic and vintage styled motorcyclists around the world will suit-up in their smartest attire and unite in the annual The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, with the aim of raising $7 Million USD for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health initiatives on behalf of official charity partner, the Movember Foundation.
The Movember Foundation are the leading charity dedicated to helping men lead happier and healthier lives. Together with The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, they are dedicated to addressing some of the largest health issues faced by men around the world.
Founded in 2012 by Mark Hawwa in Sydney, Australia, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride has raised over $18.5M USD for men’s health, with a goal of raising a further $7M USD to the cause in 2019.
With over 1 million men losing their lives annually to suicide and prostate cancer, this event is calling on the global classic and vintage style motorcycling community to stop men dying too young. This year, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride will parade through the hearts of over 700 cities across 110 countries on Sunday the 29th of September, 2019.
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride website, www.gentlemansride.com, is a peer-to-peer fundraising platform allowing fundraisers to register, personalise, and share their online profiles. Riders must register upon the website to take part and view their local ride details….”