Black Dog Ride ... Ride to the Red Centre

Past Event

This ride will be subject to the COVID19 situation and current Health directions at the time of the ride, which are being monitored.

Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention.  Help us get the country talking and join us on this epic journey to the beautiful red centre of our great country.

We will have ride groups from all states and territories of Australia travelling to meet up at our final destination, Alice Springs NT.

Ride Registration
Ride registrations to ride all the way to Alice Springs with Black Dog Ride are strictly limited.
Registrations close when all places are filled, or at 5pm AEST 30 July 2022.

Registrations for the Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre 2022 includes:
- Entry and participation in the fully organised ride
- Back up of a Support Vehicle en route to Alice Springs
- Commemorative Red Centre 2022 cloth patch, round ride decal and bumper sticker
- Commemorative Red Centre 2022 lapel pin
- Commemorative Red Centre 2022 tee shirt
- Commemorative Red Centre 2022 wristband
- Entry and participation in the Alice Springs all states group ride, Saturday morning, 13 August
- Black Dog Ride Red Centre 2022 celebration dinner, Saturday 13 August (drinks not included)

Ride Itinerary
The detailed ride itinerary and accommodation options are currently being planned and will be updated online.  Please do not book accommodation until you receive that update, as we will have some suggestions for each stop.  That helps keep everyone together as well.

The broad itinerary for this ride is as follows:

Check in Friday 5 August 2022.  Check in 7:30 AM departure 8:00 AM
Start point: The Coca Cola Cafe and Museum, 128 Stirling Tce, Toodyay WA 6566 
Total Distance: Toodyay to Alice Springs 3,554 kms

Thursday 4 August 2022 -  Welcome Function, Toodyay Bowling Club
Friday 5 August 2022 Toodyay to Coolgardie
Saturday 6 August 2022 Coolgardie to Balladonia
Sunday 7 August 2022 Balladonia to Eucla
Monday 8 August 2022 Eucla to Ceduna
Tuesday 9 August 2022 Ceduna to Port Augusta
Wednesday 10 August 2022 Augusta rest day - Meet and greet the South Australian riders
Thursday 11 August 2022 Port Augusta to Coober Pedy
Friday 12 August 2022 Coober Pedy to Alice Springs
Saturday 13 August 2022 End of ride events.  All states and territories 1/2 hour group ride in Alice Springs.  Check in at 9:00 AM for 9:30 departure

Bike Transport  
We have secured a deal with Bikes Only for the transport of motorbikes back to capital cities after the end of the ride to Alice Springs.  If you are interested in having your bike shipped back, the costs and booking details from Alice Springs to:
Melbourne $770
Sydney $880
Brisbane $990
Adelaide $660
Perth $930
Hobart $1645

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Event Details

Time: 7:30 Am

Venue: START: The Cola Cafe & Museum, 1289 Stirling Tce, Toodyay

Cost: $100 to $395


Contact: Bev Seeney & Steve Ingram

Organisation: Black Dog Ride

Position: Event Coordinators

Email: Bev: or Steve


Event Date(s)

  • Friday 5th August 2022

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