Bondi2Berry is back and bigger than ever

On Saturday 7 September 130 riders will take off from Bondi Beach to Berry on the annual bike ride to raise funds to support the work of Dementia Australia. Organisers Nick Young and Pierre Sullivan have first-hand experience of the disease. Both of Mr Young’s grandmothers passed away after living with dementia and his father […]

Rider Profile – Michael Cox

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? My initial reason for taking part in the 2017 ride was to simply give back to the community and to those in need. However, during the group training rides and the the day of the event, it gave me a chance to better understand […]

Rider Profile – Nikki Waldron

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? My grandad passed away at the beginning of 2018 having suffered from Alzheimer’s for many years. Watching such a strong person deteriorate from this disease is heart breaking for all those who love them, so the opportunity to raise funds for an organisation that […]

Rider Profile – Lisa Cox

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? Having seen firsthand with my grandmother and other close family friends how devastating this disease can be, I wanted to be part of the event to help raise the much-needed funds and awareness to assist others now and into the future. Watching your loved […]

Rider Profile – Tom Chard

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? After my mum was diagnosed with Dementia (Early Onset Alzheimers) I quickly became absorbed in learning about the disease and what it is. By being a part of this ride, I get to put my body on the line to help raise much needed […]

Rider Profile – Kim Wilson

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? I was inspired to take part by my father who had died in November the previous year. My father had lived with Alzheimer’s for seven years before his death and I wanted to do the ride to honour my wonderful dad and to raise […]

Rider Profile – Gretchen Masters

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s Bondi2Berry? My main motivation was to make sure that I kept riding consistently through winter. But once I started training and going to some of the events, I realised that the benefits were bigger and better than that. How was the day? I loved it. […]

Bondi2Berry 2018

Bondi2Berry 2018 is complete for another year. 80 riders, 155km, 28 volunteers and over $130,000 raised for Dementia Australia. Thank you to everyone who has supported us and contributed to the success of this ride. Shout out to Hattie Morgan 52 Flicks for the awesome video and Arnaud for the drone footage. See you in […]

Dementia prevention starts in middle age: expert

Take a few minutes to have a read of this article in the SMH…a different take on where researchers should target in order to get closer to a breakthrough for a cure. And a good reminder of the risk factors, with a lack of physical activity a high risk factor for dementia. Dementia prevention starts […]