Ride Sunday winner collects his new Harley-Davidson

1 of 1

Ride Sunday 2018 raised over £150,000 for charity and also offered new bikes as prizes for the top fundraisers globally. 

Mark Wotherspoon from Australia was the biggest fundraiser, raising over £15,000 personally for White Ribbon, and was rewarded with a brand new Harley-Davidson which he collected on Wednesday, July 4.

He chose a Harley-Davidson Fat Bob, the latest retro-inspired member of Harley's 'Softail' family, complete with a Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine and a 2-into-1 exhaust.

The second-placed fundraiser, who chose to remain anonymous, raised over £12,000, earning themselves a brand new Triumph while third placed Sean Mooney raised over £9000 and bagged themselves a Royal Enfield.

The top 20 fundraisers also received a $1,000 (£750) REV’IT! gift voucher.

Ride Sunday offers participants from around the world the opportunity to raise money for charity by riding their motorbikes.

There were also prizes up for grabs for the top three fundraisers globally, a Harley Davidson, Triumph or Royal Enfield motorcycle, donated by the manufacturers. 

Headline sponsor REV’IT has also donated $1,000 (around £750) gift-cards for the top 20 fundraisers globally.

The biggest winners were be the charities who gained a boost to their donations as a result of the event. The UK recipients included Movember Europe, The Starlight Children’s Foundation and Promise Dreams.

The next RideSunday is planned for June 2, 2019. For a more detailed overview of the 2018 event, visit the Ride Sunday leaderboards.

Read the latest stories causing a buzz this week in News…

Ben Clarke

By Ben Clarke

Assistant Editor (Motorcycling), hick for life, two cylinders max