The annual Fire it Up charity road ride drew 100 riders and pillions, raising more than $17,000.
The fourth annual Fire it Up charity road ride took place last month with about 100 riders and pillions coming together to Benalla to raise funds and show their support for the local emergency services.
The ride, organised by Benalla Motorcycles, rumbled through the main street of Benalla with a fire truck escort from the local CFA Brigade, before heading out on their ride.
Event organiser Natasha Treacy from Benalla Motorcycles said the event was planned to raise funds for the CFA and SES.
‘‘We have some great roads to ride here in the north east and this ride day is a way for us to show our support for what these wonderful men and women do for our communities,’’ Ms Treacy said.
‘‘In the past four years we have been able to raise over $17
This year, participants toured through the Strathbogie Ranges to Euroa where morning tea was provided by the local SES.
From there, it was down through Yarck, Alexandra and onto Eildon for a barbecue lunch cooked up by the Goorambat CFA overlooking the lake.
The group then snaked its way through the Eildon National Park, past Jamieson onto Mansfield before heading back to Benalla.
Ms Treacy thanked their major sponsor McDonalds Benalla, saying that without their support the event wouldn’t have been able to take place.
She said together with the support of local businesses and donations from motorcycles accessory suppliers, the event was a great success.
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