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Join me on the Ride for Men's Health in The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride

Posted on Wednesday 14th

Let's do this,

I am reaching out to you as against all odds I am once again participating this year to the distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.

Although I am still recovering from my garage fire/explosion which happened 6 months ago by going to physical therapy twice a week for my arm and hand, I feel it wouldn’t be fair not to participate to this charity so dear to me and give back some of the amazing support I receive after my accident for those in need of help now and in the future.

My skin grafts will accompany me for the rest of my life but I am healing and my scars are a visible reminder of how lucky I have been. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride purpose is to fight two hidden killers that unfortunately are often not visible until it is too late: Prostate Cancer (affecting 1 in 9 men) and men’s mental health (suicide prevention).

The donations on my account will help the Movember Foundation with funding research and new early screening methods as well as suicide prevention programs. For the past 5 years, the generosity of my co-workers, friends, family and strangers allowed me to be the 5th, 4th, 4th and 2nd highest fundraiser worldwide out of the 300 000 riders participating and fundraising each year. It would mean the world to me, with your help; to try to support this charity as well as we managed to do the previous years.

Another thing to look forward to is the documentary made on my accident, recovery and the unbelievable support of the New York motorcycle community. The short documentary will be featured and in competition at the Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival, the first week of October but you can already watch the official trailer here: https://www.thedistinguishedgentlemanfilm.com

If you did not get a chance to see it last year, here is a link to the short video Triumph Motorcycle (the charity main corporate sponsor) made last year about what the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is about and my relentless passion to support it. Part of the video takes place in my old garage and on my motorcycle, both lost in the fire: https://youtu.be/YBCdHh3u5KU

Finally yet importantly, a gigantic and sincere thank you for your support during my recovery and every year with this charity I champion, you are making all this possible.

My Sponsors

Anonymous

$2,510 USD
Michele D. Johnson: Orange County United Way

$2,500 USD
James Gorton

$1,510 USD
James Layfield

You rockstar!

$1,010 USD
Joanna Meringoff

$1,010 USD
Ora Fisher

Thank you for your incredible and inspiring dedication to these causes.

$1,010 USD
Emilia And James

$810 USD
Christopher Cross

Rock steady

$760 USD
Charles Sanders

$510 USD
Adel Aslani-far

Vincent-- You are truly an inspiration. Amazing that you are back on the bike and doing this for others.

$510 USD
Dave Miller

tremendous work, tremendous effort! thank you!

$510 USD
Anonymous

$510 USD
Vincent Nicolai

$510 USD
Jane Summers

$500 USD
Marc Jaffe

Go Vincent!

$500 USD
Anonymous

Thank you for making a difference....

$500 USD
Michele Penzer

So happy to sponsor your comeback ride -- go Vincent!

$500 USD
Vincent Nicolai, Cash Donations.

$332 USD
Jp Brisson

Congrats Vincent!!!

$310 USD
Dennis Lamont

Have a great ride, Vincent!

$260 USD
Adrian Davis

$260 USD
Manny Goncalves

I haven't met you yet, but I hear you do alot of great things for the community. Ride on.

$260 USD
Anonymous

Vincent. You are an inspiration to all who know you. Have a great ride.

$260 USD
Christina Palazzo

Great cause, inspiring rider!

$260 USD
Vivian Maese

$250 USD
Charles & Mary Kay Ruck

Keep up the amazing work!

$250 USD
P Handrinos

$250 USD
David Gordon

$250 USD
Doreen

Vincent, we are so proud of you!

$208 USD
Ed Kavishe

Ride safe my friend Cheers Ed

$208 USD
Nicholas Mcquaid

Congratulations, Vincent.

$208 USD
Jake Burne

$208 USD
Elizabeth Arnold

$208 USD
James Brandt

$208 USD
Rafal Gawlowski

You really don't give up!

$208 USD
Laurent Gautier

Keep it up!!

$208 USD
D.j. (jan) Baker

Vincent. - keep up the great work!

$208 USD
Janett Pabon

It's a beautiful day for a ride - I am proud of you Frenchie 👍

$208 USD
Eugene Mazzaro

So happy to see that you are back in the saddle and on the road again this year!!

$208 USD
Maria-giovanna Interian

You are a great role model Vincent! Strength and courage! Bonne chance!! -Love the Interian Family

$208 USD
Vincent And Deborah Sirica

Ride free and safe

$208 USD
Jamie Zuieback

$208 USD
Bernadine Donaldson

$208 USD
Monica Ronan

I am in awe of your tenacity and dedication.

$208 USD
Howard Sobel

So glad you are riding again.

$208 USD
Claudia Salomon

Vincent - the world is very lucky that you are in it!

$208 USD
Ian Schuman

$208 USD
Witold Balaban

$200 USD
Johnathan De Beer

$200 USD
Jeff Hammel

$200 USD
David L. Concannon

Well done Sir! Enjoy the ride.

$200 USD
Christopher J. Clark

Have a great ride!

$200 USD
David Mulliken

Good Luck, Vincent!

$200 USD
Paul

$200 USD
Emily Smith

Go Vincent! You are an inspiration!

$156 USD
Dom

Thanks for everything you do Vincent !

$150 USD
Alex Mikaloff

Unfortunately, I didn’t get a chance to meet you yet but I very moved by you, everyone and the event tonight. Thank you! I’ll see you on a road, brother!

$104 USD
Robert Ewaschuk

$104 USD
John Shyer

Good luck, Vincent. I admire your grit, and I hope the ride is a big success.

$104 USD
Justin Scheidling

Keep up the great work!!

$104 USD
Yannick Germanier

$104 USD
Eric Pike

Garder la foi!

$104 USD
Marion Thomas

Hi Vincent - very happy to donate as my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer and is doing well. Thank you for the opportunity to help.

$104 USD
Kim Ashton

Thanks for the stepping up and taking the lead.

$104 USD
Bertrand Littlefair

Very proud of you Vincent. Keep up the good work mom Ami. You are definitely an inspiration to us all

$104 USD
Joshua Tinkelman

Ride!

$104 USD
Jennifer Williams

Cheers, love!

$104 USD
Chris Mitchell

$104 USD
Unni Pillai

Dear Vincent love your energy and enthusiasm in raising awareness for this cause, wish you the best as always.

$104 USD
Antoine Moreau

$104 USD
Wendy Ward

So glad to see you riding again!

$104 USD
Corey C

So excited for you! Congratulations!

$104 USD
Jonathan Rod

$104 USD
Myriam Benaiche

Allez Vincent!!!

$104 USD
Marc Polfliet

Hope I’ll have the privilege to ride with - if you don’t mind a KTM guy :)

$104 USD
Yan

$104 USD
Domenico Maciocio

Thank you for what you do Vincent! Congrats on your achievements!

$104 USD
Robert Malionek

$104 USD
Christopher Riggleman

Best of luck!!! Kisses from us.

$104 USD
Kara Nieto

Goooooo, Vincent! Love you guys!!! Xoxo

$104 USD
Richard Owens

Keep riding!

$104 USD
Anonymous

For more journeys Trim, Flutura & baby that hasn't landed on earth yet.

$104 USD
Jacque Newbey

Vincent, Continued success on your road to recovery and your road of inspiration. You are truly awe-inspiring. Enjoy the ride!

$104 USD
Steven Scott

Hope your ride back to New York was as good as your time in Toronto. Beautiful to meet you my friend, keep up the good works!

$104 USD
Sebastien Vitry

Go Vincent! Bravo pour ce que tu accomplis chaque année!

$104 USD
Juliana Opatich

Have an amazing ride! I hope you beat your fundraising goal!

$104 USD
Katy

Thank you for riding. You are an amazing and inspirational man.

$104 USD
Juliet Davis

$104 USD
Hatim Banaja

You continue to inspire the community. Great work, my friend.

$104 USD
Andrew Turpin

Looking forward to more camping!

$104 USD
Frank And Colleen Bak

$104 USD
Adria Hirsch

You're amazing, Vincent! Love you, my friend. Keep up the fight.

$104 USD
Jacqueline Foresta

You got this Vincent

$104 USD
Marlo Bell

you, my friend, are amazing!

$104 USD
Blake Denton

Way to go Vincent! Great to have you back!

$104 USD
Kate Whipple

Good luck, Vincent!

$104 USD
Danielle Correale

Go Vincent! :)

$104 USD
Giulia Franzoso

YOU'RE THE BEST!!! SO PROUD OF YOU!

$104 USD
David Kahn

$100 USD
Chris & Leah!

$100 USD
Ann Miller

You are amazing!

$100 USD
Alison Mirth

$100 USD
Marco Lau

Vincent you #inspire

$100 USD
Erin Searfoss

I'm so happy to hear that you are continuing to recover and feel ready to participate this year. Best of luck fundraising and enjoy the ride.

$100 USD
Anonymous

$100 USD
Nisha Venkataraman

Thank you for all that you do and for being an inspiration to many!

$100 USD
Mj

So happy and proud that you will be riding again this year! All the best dear Vincent.

$78 USD
J F

So I can have a bottle of whiskey!!!!

$75 USD
Omar Tineo

$73 USD
Ritchie Cajulis

Very Good Cause! Have a wonderful ride Vincent!!!

$57 USD
Gus Rodopoulos

Have a great ride!

$57 USD
Damon Gaynair

Vincent, glad to see you're back to riding. Be safe.

$52 USD
Adam Sanzo

youre an inspiration to all of us buddy! was an honour to meet and hang out with you last week!

$52 USD
Ritchie Izaguirre

$52 USD
Josh Kanuck

Good luck!

$52 USD
Maria And John Locascio

Will be a blessing when medical science 🔬 finds a cure for all cancers. Ride like the wind My dear cousin and stay safe

$52 USD
Sue Zwick

Vincent - you are an inspiration to us all. Sue

$52 USD
Anonymous

$52 USD
David Gomez

$52 USD
Jessica Rozzi

You got this, Vincent! Matt, Olivia and I are proud of the difference you’re making every year!

$52 USD
Deschene Vick

$52 USD
Pasqualina Tirro

Be Safe!!!!

$52 USD
Moses

Let's go!!!!!!

$52 USD
Don Hulbert

Keep on keeping on...

$52 USD
Micheline Large

You are an inspiration to us all! Amazing that after a serious accident, you are committed to ride again! Go Vincent, Go!!!

$52 USD
Mike Higgins

Well done friend. 3rd is amazing!! Again. You're a legend for sure!

$52 USD
Domenico Catapano

Be safe !!!

$52 USD
Hank & Annie Kalet

Good luck!

$52 USD
Rahoul Ghose

$52 USD
Aileen Brigid Brophy

go Vincent!!

$52 USD
Peter

Great to meet you today at the BBQ Vincent. Thanks for the burger!

$52 USD
Shark

Good on ya!

$52 USD
Pd

WIN IT!

$52 USD
Kimberly Barrett

Glad to see you riding again, my friend!

$52 USD
Gareth Redfern-shaw

Thanks for cleaning the bike.

$52 USD
Tom Nguyen

$52 USD
Ariel Tineo

Keep fighting the good fight.

$52 USD
Jarrod Novak

$52 USD
Patty Loggia

$52 USD
Anonymous

$52 USD
Chris Zahner

To the most distinguished of gentleman!

$52 USD
Ana Valiente

$52 USD
J. Schwartz

$52 USD
Matthew Salerno

$52 USD
Christophe Beauduin

$52 USD
Jenna Demarco

You never cease to inspire me. So proud of you!

$52 USD
Jessica Zinger

This quote makes me think of you...“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou

$52 USD
Marina Bakina

$52 USD
Rosaria Ledda

Way to go Vincent! You accomplish so many wonderful things because you always give me 110%.

$52 USD
Mark Lewis

Always a pleasure to participate.

$52 USD
Abraham Cardona Jr.

You are an inspiration my friend!! Best of luck on your fundraising efforts brother.

$52 USD
Monique Ferraro

$52 USD
Massat Michael

A mon ami qui le mérite amplement et qui a été un exemple de courage.

$52 USD
Nancy Tiller

$52 USD
Susanne

Go Vincent!

$52 USD
Elizabeth Corbo

$52 USD
Jacir Soares

$52 USD
Chris Hei

$52 USD
Anonymous

Bisous de nous deux

$52 USD
Hatim Banaja

Let’s get Vincent to 40k!

$52 USD
Claire Penn

Bonne chance, mon ami!

$50 USD
A&j Cycles

Best of luck this year!

$50 USD
Frank Veprek Jr

So amazing you're doing this again!

$50 USD
Maria Parello

Have a safe ride !!!

$50 USD
Joel Weisberger

$50 USD
Carmela Surdi

Wishing you a great ride!

$50 USD
Ethan Bregman

Congrats on your recover, Vincent! Thank you for everything you do for NYCR and the DGR. Sorry to miss the ride this year!!

$50 USD
Maxime Lemoine

$50 USD
Bror Andringa

Vincent- In Laguna Beach, I saw yesterday a few motor riders with suit and ties and thought of you! …then I realized I didn’t donate yet. I thought I had until October but it seems it was perhaps yesterday! I hope you had a great ride and I will keep cheering for you and for the goals that we have in common. Best! Bror

$50 USD
Chris Lesser

Here's hoping you get to #1!

$50 USD
Habib Moudachirou

Go get them mon Vincent!

$50 USD
Anonymous

$50 USD
Ruth Arena

$50 USD
Megan Mccarthy

Very proud of you. Enjoy the ride!! : )

$47 USD
Mike Mk

Thanx for the wash and Barbecue

$42 USD
Darcee Case

$42 USD
Maxime Lemoine

Looking forward to riding along side you. Welcome back on the road Vincent!

$42 USD
Francine Piazza

All the best to these great causes

$36 USD
Richard Cruz

Ride strong, brother! ✊🤘👍

$31 USD
Michelle Powell

Honored to have you as a colleague and friend. Have a great ride!

$31 USD
Grego

Great job Vincent, Good luck!

$30 USD
Amy Federico

So happy to see you recovered enough to make the ride this year. Good luck!

$26 USD
Eric, Ben And Natalie

$26 USD
Rahoul Ghose

$26 USD
Anonymous

You are my hero!

$25 USD
Jennifer Crosbie

$21 USD
Anonymous

$21 USD
Laetitia Giovannetti

💋

$21 USD
Lisa Nappi

Ride safely Vincent

$21 USD
Tommy Gawthrop

Great to see you riding again fella. Be safe and enjoy the ride 🤘🏽

$21 USD
Mary Feeney

$21 USD
Chantal Smith

Good luck!

$21 USD
Nachana Stiven

This is awesome, Vincent!

$21 USD
Christine Cummins

Way to go, Vincent!!

$21 USD
Caloisi Alessandro

Well done mate!

$21 USD
Rebecca Barnshaw

Keep up the great work Vincent!

$21 USD
Moriah Son

Go Vincent!

$21 USD
Jo Ann

$21 USD
Micheline Large

Sorry! Meant to add $20.00 to help with the costs

$21 USD
Cédric Orcellet

De gros bisous a toute la famille Vincent

$21 USD
Antony Magne

Look foward to be there one the 29th and take some picture and video with Dom

$21 USD
John D Powell

Good luck my friend...

$21 USD
Tyronne Murray

$21 USD
Bryan Grimes

Go get em tiger!

$21 USD
Anonymous

$21 USD
Virginie Catignon

Good luck Vincent! Glad you are riding again 😄

$21 USD
Anonymous

$21 USD

$21 USD
Sabrina Rugley

Happy to sport such a worthy cause.

$21 USD
Vanessa Dilworth

Go Vincent! XX the Spence family

$21 USD
Maria Puno

Hi Vincent - Good luck, you can do it!

$21 USD
Anonymous

from Morini Steve

$21 USD
Christine Thomson

Vincent, I admire your courage and your fortitude!! Enjoy the ride

$21 USD
Yan Tsirklin

$21 USD
Delphine Galiano

$21 USD
Nicole Cannistraci

Good Luck!

$21 USD
Peter &tonny Noot

$21 USD
Gina Larosa

$21 USD
Micah Long

Wishing you an amazing ride!

$21 USD
Chelsea Marrocco

$21 USD
Fred M

Salut Vincent Je te souhaite le meilleur pour toi et tes proches. Merci à Dom du NYCR pour le partage d’info Take care man and safe ride

$21 USD
Celeste Sirica

I love you cousin

$21 USD
Anonymous

$21 USD
Maribeth Thueson

$21 USD
Luka Glidden

$21 USD
Lionel Graziano

Voilà ma poule

$21 USD
Yuli Hsu

$21 USD
Tina Zaino

$21 USD
Christie Inouye

You are such an inspiration to all Vincent!

$21 USD
Cristina Marquez

Keep going Vincent!! You are making a difference in so many lives! :)

$21 USD
Elisa

$21 USD
Anne Leveugle

$21 USD
Bob Phoenix

Have a good ride Vincent! I have often found myself wishing I had a bike that would allow me to participate in this ride... I don't, but I am glad you do!

$21 USD
Christy Rodriguez

Best of luck!

$20 USD
Russ W

$20 USD
Stephen J Knight

Good luck this year!

$20 USD
Mike Cole

$20 USD
John Saponara

💪🏽

$20 USD
Anonymous

$20 USD
Luiz Arthur T.

Good cause! Enjoy the ride.. member Classic Riders-Princeton

$20 USD
Jim Musto

Just watched the movie, you are a great inspiration!

$20 USD
Kirankumar Mistry

$20 USD
John Hatch

Bon voyage, mon ami.

$20 USD
Anonymous

$20 USD
Sandrine Azaïs

Ne change rien mon Vincent.. !! 😊😊

$20 USD
Jonathan Lion

Bon ride mon vieux !

$20 USD
Anonymous

You’ve got this Brother and we’ve all got you! Hard to swallow but hope you feel comfort in that everything has happened for a reason and I know I’m one, surely of many, you were born and are still alive through tragedy and challenge! Enjoy the ride! Thinking of my Grandfather who I cared for in his deathbed from his Prostate Cancer—no one gets out alive and here’s to making it count while we’re here! Thanks for standing for this and for something! Blessings always to you and your beautiful fam Vincent!

$19 USD
Mony Ty

Good luck Vincent!

$16 USD
Joanna Philipot

Sorry it can't be more ;) hope this helps though xxx

$16 USD
Mony Ty

It's not huge.... But I just wanna show support, my friend.

$15 USD
Louis Bales

$10 USD
Carolyn Philipot

Have a good ride Vincent! Bonne chance 👍👍

$10 USD
Kylie Henshaw

$10 USD
Rhianne Larson

$10 USD
J

hope everyone reaches their goal!

$10 USD
Anonymous

$10 USD
Michelle Kwan

Enjoy the ride!

$10 USD
Edin

$10 USD
Richard Harris

$5 USD
Kaya Griffiths

$5 USD
Allison Pianka-gray

🙌🏻

$5 USD
William Ellis

$2 USD

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