On Saturday the 7th September 2019 10am to 2pm a ‘Get Ride Ready Info Cube link’ promotion and display of motorcycles, safety gear, motorcycle riding instructors and emergency response staff will be on hand on the Canopy Bridge.

Road safety – including motorcycle safety is a priority for Northland road safety partners.  ‘Motorcycle Awareness Month’ in September starts with ‘Get Ride Ready’ a new event involving displays of motor bikes, safety equipment and opportunities to talk with emergency service personnel and Dr Chris Hurren a protective clothing safety rating expert (Motocap – Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Programme).

Your local favourite motorcycle dealers will also be in attendance with a selection of motorcycles and equipment on display. There will be staff that can talk to you about your motorcycle and safety equipment needs.

Experienced staff will also be on hand to offer a quick ’10 Point’ safety check of your motorcycle –


There will also be on-going support regarding the subsidised ‘Ride Forever Coaching‘ certified rider coaching – refer to link. Talk to Ride Forever (R4E) Instructors, book yourself into R4E courses & go into the draw for a ‘Helite Air Jacket’ (worth approx. $1000) and talk with Chris from Helight about these great inflatable safety vests.

Check out the new Yamaha Niken which will be on display –

Free refreshments for motorcyclists – coffee, sausage sizzle.

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