The Ride 4 Life Route is here!

We have just revealed the rideout route for Ride 4 Life 2017! The new extended rideout route is bigger and better than ever. At approximately 50 miles long, it should take 1.5 hours to complete. The route begins at Clifton Rugby Club and passes across the famous Clifton suspension bridge. It travels through Bedminster and around Chew Valley and Blagdon Lake before circling back towards Clifton Rugby club along the A4. Visit our route page to view the map in full. We have designed the route to be friendly to bikers of all experiences, whether you're new to two wheels or have been riding for years. The route is also suitable for a wide range of bikes including 125cc motorcycles. Ride 4 Life is an amazing opportunity to take part in an organised rideout across Bristol with hundreds of other bikers! A ticket to Ride 4 Life will guarantee you both admission to the extended rideout route and the Ride 4 Life festival which features...
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First acts at Ride4GWAAC 2017 festival announced

First acts at Ride4GWAAC 2017 festival announced

The 2017 Ride4GWAAC festival is set to be bigger and better than ever! Not only will there be a new extended ride out route, but there will also be lots of food and entertainment throughout the day. There is an extensive programme of exhibitions and a special appearance from the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity helicopter! There will also be a wide selection of food and drink as well as family activities to keep your little ones happy! GWAAC is excited to announce some of the live music confirmed for the Ride4GWAAC festival. The line-up will include: Off-License: a local rock band The Rumble: A garage rock band from the Forest of Dean for fans of The Black Keys, The Strypes and The Raconteurs. BXLY: A Bristol based alternative band influenced by the likes of The Strokes, Catfish and The Bottlemen and Two Door Cinema Club. Tickets can be purchased from the register section of the website. Your ticket will guarantee you entry...
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GWAAC’s Ride4Life is back in 2017!

Bristol will vibrate with the roar of Harley’s, Triumph’s and Yamaha’s as GWAAC's Ride4Life returns to the city. Bikers will have the chance to join hundreds of others on a rideout through Bristol to support the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity. Whether you’re brand new to two wheels, a born-again biker, or you’ve been riding for years, the GWAAC's Ride4Life is the perfect event for you. The organised rideout takes place on Sunday July 9th, and aims to promote safe riding, as well as raising money to fund GWAAC’s lifesaving work. Starting and finishing at Clifton Rugby Club it takes in the sights of Bristol from two wheels. And that’s not all! The event will culminate with an afternoon of trade stands, live music and refreshments at the rugby club. This is the second year that the charity have hosted this event, with the first event last year attracting around 300 riders. GWAAC's Head of Fundraising and Marketing Emma Carter said: “We are really excited...
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Hundreds of bikers take part in GWAAC’s Ride 4 Life

Hundreds of bikers take part in GWAAC’s Ride 4 Life

The first ever GWAAC Ride 4 Life took place on 10 July 2016, with hundreds of bikers showing their support for their local air ambulance charity. Around 300 bikers traveled through Bristol, from Dick Lovett at Cribbs Causeway to Ashton Gate Stadium.  The route took in the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. Following the ride out Ashton Gate Stadium played host to a festival, which included stalls, entertainment, and food. Bristol band Tongue and Groove took over the first spot, and entertained riders as they arrived. The band has a personal connection with GWAAC, as guitarist John Rigby is a former pilot for the charity.  They were followed by AC/DC Tribute band Hells Bells. Lead vocalist Lee Jay and rhythm guitarist Danny Trumper are both bikers, and are aware of the importance of an air ambulance in the biking community. GWAAC Head of Fundraising and Marketing Emma Carter said: “This was the first time we have organised a rideout, and we were really pleased with the...
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