Dapper chaps ride the Wight in a good cause

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Distinguished Gentlemen meet Newport girl Ellie Brookes at the start of Sunday's Isle of Wight rideout..
Distinguished Gentlemen meet Newport girl Ellie Brookes at the start of Sunday's Isle of Wight rideout..

Fundraisers with a touch of style hit the Isle of Wight's roads over the weekend.

The Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride is a network of charity motorcycle events aimed at donationg to men's health charities.

On Sunday morning, the riders were spotted starting at Dave Death's bike dealership in Carisbrooke before they headed for the midway point at The Big Kahuna on Ryde Seafront before finishing at Sandown Pier.

The Isle of Wight ride saw 71 participants and almost £4,000 raised.

The DGR has been going for ten years.

It was started in Sydney, Australia inspired by character Don Draper in the hit TV show Mad Men sitting besuited astride a classic motorcycle. So far it has raised more than $30 million and 340,000 rider have taken part in more than 100 countries.

Thanks to Zoe Brookes for the pictures and video.

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