Global Highest Fundraisers
A big round of applause to the three highest global fundraisers.
1. David Blundell from London UK raising $31,306 USD
2. Mike Mayberry from Denver Colorado USA raising $20,840 USD
3. Terry Bowden from Brisbane Australia raising $14,632 USD
Top 100 can be found on our global leaderboard.
Gentlefolk Competition Winners
Every dapper gentlefolk who raised over $200 USD had the opportunity to enter the Competition of Gentlefolk and provide an answer to the question of "What defines a modern day Gentlefolk?" in 25 words or less. Thousands entered and the best 3 were chosen by a panel of judges including Fast Freddie Spencer, Roland Sands, Jai Courtney, Charley Boorman & J.C. from The Movember Foundation. The winners and their answers are below.
1st: Simon Whittaker from Canberra Australia (Triumph Street Twin)
Answer: Empathy, Virtue, Respect and Honor, Unconditional willingness to help another, A Gentlefolks' integrity, comes from within, The suit, just a means, to cover their skin.
2nd: Dave Destler from Los Angeles CA USA (Zenith Ton Up DGR Watch)
Answer: Iron steeds charge hill and dale, Yet not beyond the pale. Commit good deeds, these gentle folk, Dressed to the nines on wheel and spoke.
3rd: Jonathin Robin from Boston MA USA (Custom DGR Hedon Helmet)
Answer: Strives to meet all challenges, great and small, offers not fragments of oneself, contrarily the whole. Charitable nature, true to all, impeccable heart, dapper soul.
The hard work of Distinguished Gentlefolk should always be rewarded.
Whether that is with the tip of a hat from a passer-by, a warm smile from a stranger or with some special prizes from our official supporters, Triumph Motorcycles, Zenith Watches and Hedon Helmets, your support is greatly appreciated.
This year we have amazing packages for the top three highest fundraisers globally, as well as commemorative helmets for the top 100 highest fundraisers globally.
Triumph Thruxton R - a bike that mixes both raw mechanical beauty with impeccable performance for the Highest Global Fundraiser.
Zenith Watches will have 1 of 5 DGR Ton-Up watches for prize winners, a timepiece that is synonymous with authenticity and honour.
Triumph Street Twin is modern classic motorcycle, a machine that was designed with the spirit of individuality and customisation in mind. We have 2 to give away. Details below.
The HEDON Kingpin will be a one of a kind helmet for the highest fundraiser of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2016. The helmet is handmade with a custom decal and will not be made again.
The highest 100 fundraisers at the end of this great campaign will receive their own special limited edition DGR 2016 HEDON helmet handmade in London.
All gentlefolk who raise over $200USD will receive the exclusive Ride Dapper patch in recognition of their sterling work in helping fight prostate cancer and improving on men’s mental health. These patches can only be earned, not bought.
The 250 riders that raise the most funds from Monday 12th 6:00am (AEST) till Friday 16th 6:00pm (AEST) will receive an Individual Numbered Limited Edition Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride foil embellished A2 poster. Sponsored by Avon Graphics
Crafted with cotton sourced from a historical British mill, these heritage inspired jackets offer protection from the elements combined with elegant style. The first seven gentlefolk who raise $10,000 USD will receive a Belstaff Waxed Cotton Jacket.
The Velomacchi Speedway Roll-Top Backpack represents a new benchmark in motorcycle accessories. This watertight versatile pack carries everything you need and more. The 20 riders that raise the most funds from Monday 19th 6:00am (AEST) till Monday 26th 6:00pm (AEST) will receive one of these unique backpacks.
First Prize highest global fundraiser
The highest fundraiser globally will receive a treasure trove of highly esteemed prizes in recognition of their exemplary efforts for DGR 2016 worth over $23,000USD. They will receive a brand new Triumph Thruxton R, a bike that mixes both raw mechanical beauty with impeccable performance. Zenith Watches will also present the winner with a limited 1 of 5 DGR Ton-Up watch, a timepiece that is synonymous with authenticity and honour. To top off these remarkable prizes, the winner will be presented with the Hedon Kingpin helmet, a one of a kind piece made by Hedon just for DGR 2016 – none like it will ever be made again. In addition the top fundraiser will be decked out in $2000 worth of gear from our friends at Saint CC.
Second Prize Highest Global Fundraiser
The second highest fundraiser globally will be receive a brand new Triumph Street Twin modern classic motorcycle, a machine that was designed with the spirit of individuality and customisation in mind. They will also receive the limited edition Zenith Watches DGR Ton-Up timepiece that boasts a stylish and retro aesthetic while celebrating the collaboration between Zenith Watches and The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. To keep their dashing and dapper head both safe and stylish they will be presented with a limited edition Hedon DGR 2016 helmet to be worn with pride through all of life’s rides. A total prize pack worth over $16,000 USD
Third Prize Highest Global Fundraiser
The third highest fundraising dapper lady or gent will receive the highly esteemed Zenith Watches DGR Ton-Up timepiece to wear with distinction and pride upon their wrist. This is a stylish and well-built mechanism that reflects both its Café Racer inspiration and the partnership between Zenith Watches and The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. They will also received a limited edition Hedon DGR 2016 helmet in appreciation of their stellar effort in fundraising for this year’s event. A dapper prize pack worth of $7,000 USD
Top 100 highest global fundraisers:
The top 100 highest fundraisers globally will win a commemorative Hedon Helmet
Raise $200 - The Competition of Gentlefolk
All gentlefolk who raise over $200USD will receive the exclusive Ride Dapper patch in recognition of their sterling work in helping fight prostate cancer and improving on men’s mental health. Wear it on your dapper jacket or your every day riding jacket, where it goes pride goes with it. They will also have the chance to enter the Gentlefolk Competition where they can
- Best Response - Wins A Triumph Street Twin
- 2nd Best Response - Wins A Zenith DGR Ton-Up Watch
- 3rd Best Response - Wins A Hedon Helmet
The competition is based on a game of skill. The responses will be judged by a panel of judges consiting of the core DGR Team and a team from Movember. For more information go to Prize Details below.