WA State Ride
10th August - 17th August
The State Rides will run concurrently with the Black Dog Ride around Australia as it passes through each State.
The WA State Ride will run from 10th August to 17th August riding over 3,000kms. REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
Questions? Before registering, please read the State Ride FAQs here.
Ride Coordinator: Les James
Registration: Closed on June 30th.
Fundraising: Start fundraising for Lifeline & MHFA here http://is.gd/BDR2014Fundraising
Swan Valley to Hyden. Total distance 3,225kms.
WA State Riders will gather at Yahava KoffeeWorks on Sunday 10th August and set off on a 3,000km awesome riding adventure, heading north to the midwest and then east out to Leonora, through the iconic Goldfields and down to the picturesque South West where'll they'll meet up with the Around Australia Riders in Pinjarra, before continuing on through the Great Southern Region and wheatbelt areas on their epic riding mission to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention in local WA communities.
Click the image on the right to view the WA State Ride map or browse below.
Sunday 10 August - 400 kms
8.00 Breakfast at Yahava KoffeeWorks Swan Valley. (Lions)
9.30 Swan Valley to Watheroo 190 kms
11.30 Refuel Watheroo
12.00 Watheroo to Three Springs 102 kms
1.00 Lunch at Three Springs
2.00 Three Springs to Dongara 108 kms
3.15 Arrive and refuel Dongara
6.00 Dinner at Southerlys
Dongara Denison Holiday Park 250 Ocean Drive, Port Denison. Ph: 1800 600 776
Monday 11 August - 811 kms
7.00 Dongara to Mullewa 139 kms
8.30 Refuel Mullewa
8.45 Mullewa to Mt Magnet 242 kms
11.30 Lunch and refuel Mt Magnet
12.15 Mt Magnet to Sandstone 153 kms
1.45 Sandstone to Leinster 148 kms
3.15 Refuel Leinster
3.30 Leinster to Leonora 131 kms
5.00 Arrive Leonora
6.30 BBQ - free to BDR at Caravan Park
Leonora Caravan Park 42 Rochester St Leonora. Ph: 08 9037 6568
Tuesday 12 August - 235 kms
9.00 Leonora to Kalgoorlie 235 kms
12.00 Lunch & meet and greet Kalgoorlie (LIons)
6.30 BDR dinner at the Overlander Motel, 566 Hannan St Kalgoorlie.
Prospector Holiday Park Cnr Gt Eastern Hwy & Ochiltree St Kalgoorlie Ph: 1800 800 907 for 10% disc for BDR
Wednesday 13 August - 446 kms
9.00 Kalgoorlie to Southern Cross 222 kms
11.15 Refuel and refresh Southern Cross
11.45 Southern Cross to Merredin 109 kms
12.45 Refuel and lunch Merredin (Lions)
2.00 Merredin to Corrigin 115 kms
3.15 Arrive Corrigin
6.00 Dinner at Corrigin Hotel
Corrigin Hotel, 17 Walton Street, Corrigin Ph: Rach - 0428189860 Scott - 0439958399
Thursday 14 August - 390 kms
7.15 Corrigin to Boddington 169 kms
9.00 Refuel Boddington
9.15 Boddington to Pinjarra 74 kms
10:00 Morning tea Pinjarra & meet Around Australia Riders (Lions)
11:00 Pinjarra to Busselton (via Bunbury Prison) 147 kms
1:00 Lunch at Fennessy Holden Busselton (Lions)
4:45 Bus from hotel to The Goose
5:00 Sundowner & Civic Welcome at the Goose Café
8:00 Bus back to Hotel
Busselton Villas 163 Bussel Hwy Busselton. Ph: 08 9752 1175
Friday 15 August - 456 kms
7:30 Busselton to Margaret River (via Caves Rd) 78 kms
8:30 Breakfast Yahava Koffee Works Margaret River (Lions)
9:30 Margaret River to Pemberton 139 kms
11:00 Refuel & refresh Pemberton
11:30 Pemberton to Denmark 186 kms
1:30 Refuel and lunch Denmark (Lions)
3:00 Denmark to Albany 53 kms
3:45 Arrive and refuel Albany
6:30 BDR Dinner & mental health presentation
Ibis Styles Albany, 369 Albany Hwy Albany Ph Sue: (08) 9841-1177 (FULL)
Ace Motor Inn, 314 Albany Hwy, Centennial Park Albany Ph: (08) 9841 2911
Saturday 16 August - 487 kms
8:30 Lions community breakfast & ride through Albany (incl.Mt Clarence) (Lions)
10:00 Albany to Jerramungup 179 kms
12:00 Refuel & lunch Jerramungup-Root Pickers Hall 11 Memorial Rd (Lions)
12:45 Jerramungup to Ravensthorpe 114 kms
2:00 Fuel stop/leg stretch Ravensthorpe
2:30 Ravensthorpe to Hyden 194 kms
4:30 Arrive Hyden. Parade through town. meet & greet at Pioneer Park
6:30 Dinner and wind up function Hyden Hotel
Hyden Hotel Motel, Wave Rock Rd, Hyden Ph: 08 9880 5052
Sunday 17 August
7.30 - 9.30am Breakfast at Hyden Hotel and bid farewell.
After breakfast the organised part of BDR is finished. You are free to stay on in Hyden (please book early), tour the region, head home or continue travelling.
- Please note that times and distances contained in the Itinerary are estimates only. Please ride at a pace that is comfortable and safe for you.
- Each stop on the Itinerary is deemed a fuel stop. Please check the range of your bike against a map to determine any additional stops you may require.
- It is your responsibility to book accommodation or camp sites and please quote BDR when booking to ensure you receive applicable discounts.
- All meals are at your cost and if you are a registered rider it is presumed (for catering purposes) that you will be attending the organised meals as listed above.