THE LONG RIDE AUSTRALIA

  Raising Awareness of Prostate Cancer and Men's Health

This page is dedicated to those men and their families who have made a difference and who have now ridden on.

Terry Cairns

26 June 2012

Terry was an original Long Ride legend from the 2007 ride to Darwin, and he rode with us to Perth in 2008. He is loved by Rosie and his very close family. Rosie was the love of Terry's life. Terry met many new friends on the Long Ride all of whom will remember him always. 

John Moriarty

31 May 2015

John sadly passed away after a huge effort to beat his recent illness. He remained positive throughout his recent treatment and showed great strength of character and courage to all who helped during this phase. He was looking forward to getting back to Bundaberg to his family and Christine and getting ready for his next ride.

Richard Ridings

16 Nov 2013

Richard sadly passed away suddenly and will be missed by his family and friends. Richard was always keen to lend a hand to anyone in trouble and very passionate about his fund raising activities. He liked to ride the Long Ride and to interact with others. A veteran and a wonderful man. Ride long and hard mate.

Tony Sonneveld

13th November 2016

Tony had a long a and courageous fight against prostate cancer while at the same time he managed to become the Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Foundation NSW, manage his own business and look after his family and grandchildren. He is sadly missed by Viv and his children and grandchildren. was also very supportive of all people who cared for others within the PCFA family, including the Log Ride. A man of rare courage and leadership.
Colin Menzies, much loved by Annie and missed by his family.  A caring and wonderful man, always helping others and keen to get on the road.  Colin rode in 4 Long Rides, and enjoyed his time meeting others and riding long distances.  He was very active in his professional life a s a journalist for Two Wheels and his local newspaper.  Sadly missed by all of us, ride well mate.