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12th November 2016: afternoon and evening
s Ride is an annual event first held in 2012 to remember Tim Anderson who was
tragically killed when cycling along Curtin Ave on 8th March 2012.
It also aims to bring together all parts of the cycling community to improve
cycling safety with an emphasis on visibility and interaction with vehicles.
Any profits or donations will go towards Tim’s Scholarship which is managed by
Youth Focus and assists a young person associated with Youth Focus with their
aim is to appeal to all parts of the cycling community and all levels of
cycling ability so there will be two different routes which must be
specifically registered for. Please remember this is not a race but a memorial
ride with time for conversation and contemplation.
this ride is about visibility and safety all riders must wear approved helmets,
wear high visibility clothing (Tim’s Ride jersey or T-Shirt preferred) and all bikes must be in good order and have working front
and rear lights.
two routes will start and finish at Harvey Field and will meet at Tim’s
Memorial on Curtin Ave for a brief sunset ceremony before the finish at Harvey
Field for a sausage sizzle.
Peloton Route - distance 26kms
peloton ride is designed for experienced riders on road and hybrid bikes.
Riders in this route are asked to wear high visibility clothing (Tim’s Ride Cycling Jersey preferred).
Riders will be organised into groups of about 50 with nominated Captains and
tail end Charlies and ride in two lines side by side. Riders are able to nominate for an existing group or suggest a new group so they can ride with their friends. Groups include Anderson Family and friends, Hawaiian Ride for Youth, Perth Integrated Health Care (PIHC), Scotch College and The Over 55s. If you wish
to form a specific group or ride with friends please indicate your preference
in the registration form. Expected assembly time is 4.00pm and ride start 5.15pm
Family Route - distance up to 9kms
route is designed for riders of any level and also children. Children will need
to be accompanied by a responsible adult and have parental permission to ride.
This route is almost completely on cycle paths.
on this route are asked to wear bright coloured tops (Tim's Ride T-Shirts or Jerseys preferred). You will ride in small groups of 4-6 with the emphasis is on fun and
safety. Expected assembly time 4.30pm with a start at 5.30pm.
are privileged to have so much support from many organisations with vehicles
being supplied by Perth Integrated Health Cycling Group, Trench Health and
Fitness, Budget and private individuals.
Insurance and Indemnity
participants are reminded to read, acknowledge and adhere to the terms and
conditions of Tim’s Ride. All riders are asked to adhere to the maximum speed
limit of 28 kph and obey all directions of designated leaders/support crew.
Anderson Family will be hosting a brief memorial service for Tim Anderson at
the site of the Ghost Bike Memorial as the sun sets. The car parks each side of
the memorial will be close to all traffic and Tri Events have kindly sponsored
their Bike Racks for safe and orderly storage of bikes during this service. Marshals
will assist in orderly storage of the bikes and later departure for Harvey
the memorial service completed the riders will make an orderly departure and
head north to Harvey Field. The ‘Afters’ get together is meant to be a
celebration of Tim’s life, a happy gathering of cyclists and families and will
include a sausage sizzle and cool drink for riders.
12 or less Free
Note T-Shirts can be ordered during registration
TimsRide Cycling jerseys, knicks and bib knicks are available from Blackchrome Sportswear
you will be sent this link after registering or can access it from Timsride.com.au
participants will be provided with Tim’s Ride updates leading up to the event
via specific emails. More detail is available at www.timsride.com.au
Tim’s Ride event inquiries: Ian Anderson: firstname.lastname@example.org