Tim's Ride

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Tim’s Ride

Tim’s Ride is an annual event in memory of Tim Anderson who was tragically killed while cycling in 2012. It 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 go towards Tim’s Scholarship which is managed by Youth Focus and assists a young person associated with the organisation with their tertiary education.

Tim’s Ride Breakfast Sunday 17 th November 2019

Please join us for Breakfast at Harvey Field in Cottesloe from 0830 -1030 on Sunday 17 th November 2019.

This day coincides with the United Nations World Day of Remembrance for Road traffic Victims and the event aims to remember Tim and all cyclists killed on Australian roads. The event coordinated by Westcycle will promote safer cycling on West Australian roads, particularly focusing on sharing the roads and cyclist staying visible and safe.

Consider forming a group to ride together to join us for Breakfast. Starting, finishing or just interrupting your circuit at Harvey Field Cottesloe for Breakfast.

Details

Date:Sunday 17th November 2019
Time:0830-1030
Location:Harvey Field Cottesloe
Route:Self Organised aiming to be at Harvey Field for Breakfast, It is suggested that riders wear high visibility clothing and use lights. Many riders will already possess Timsride jerseys and wearing of these would be appreciated.

There are several safe options for younger riders including the Beachfront cycle path which extends to North Mole Fremantle and the new cycle path along the railway line which is now open.

United Nations World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also a Day on which we thank the emergency services and reflect on the tremendous burden and cost of this daily continuing disaster to families, communities and countries, and on ways to halt it.

https://worlddayofremembrance.org

https://www.un.org/en/events/trafficvictimsday/index.shtml

Tim Anderson Scholarship

All funds raised through Tim’s Ride go towards the Tim Anderson Scholarship. Tim was an excellent student and education was an important part of his life. The aim of the scholarship is to support the education of young West Australians who have been involved with Youth Focus. The recipient may be someone who has received assistance from Youth Focus, or someone undertaking post graduate studies in the area of youth mental health.