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Day 13 Is Certainly Lucky For Some In South Australia…

Day 13 on the road and Bernie was pushing his luck to the limits. Thankfully, Bernie’s knowledge of road safety and cycling safety saved him from a near miss along the Eyre Highway. If you have been following Bernie’s journey on our Facebook page you would have seen the video [...]

March 10th, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017|

Quarter Time For Bernie’s Cross Country Ride

It’s quarter time for Mr Bernie Durkin as he made the journey today into Eucla and crossed the Western Australia border into South Australia. For the last two weeks, Bernie has been cycling through Western Australia; departing Scarborough Beach in Perth as he makes his way to Bondi Beach in [...]

March 8th, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017|

Ride To Connect The Nullarbor Plain

Welcome to the Nullarbor Plain Bernie! You’ve finally made it to Australia’s largest karst region, made almost entirely of limestone, and very few flourishing fauna or flora in sight.   A national icon, the Nullarbor Plain is the section of southern land between Norseman in Western Australia and Ceduna in [...]

March 7th, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017|

Welcome To Western Australia, The Wild, Wild, West

As Bernie nears the end of his first week of riding there is much for him to report back on. The people he has met, the sights he has seen, and the progress he has made while connecting communities throughout Western Australia.   Day Five As the mercury continues to [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017|

Journey With Bernie As He Pushes Past His Limits

Pushing well and truly past his limits, the brave Executive Manager of Community Engagement for Western Australia Police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia’s President, Bernie Durkin is quickly learning how to survive ‘out bush’ and cycling in unprecedented heat.   Bernie is putting his body on the line, cycling from Perth [...]

March 1st, 2017|Latest news, Ride to Connect 2017|