About FarRiders™

FarRiders' aims to encourage safe long distance riding within Australia, known within the sport as LDRiding. The idea for FarRiders was conceived in early April 2006 by David "Davo" Jones and launched online on 17th June 2006 with FarRide #1 taking place at Moree on 17th June 2006.

Our basic ride - known as FarRide 1000 (FR10) - requires a minimum distance of 1000 klms in 24hrs with a defined checkin time window.

There have always been riders in this vast land of ours who cover huge distances for the love of riding. Look back to the "city to city" timed rides from the very early years of motorcycling in Australia. Covering 1000kms in a day is not a big deal to these riders. All Davo did was set them a goal, a base from which to meet and exchange tales for a few hours then return home.

FarRiders memberships are free (no fees etc) and non-bike and/or non-club specific. It is a group that takes in all types of motorcycles and riders with the common goal of safe long distance riding.

To become a FarRider a rider needs to either have completed a FarRide or FarRally. FarRides will be run on a regular basis with common rules applying to each type of ride. For example Ride to Eat rides will have a common outline.

Suggested Reading:
We recommend reading the excellent article by Don Arthur MD on Fatigue

All motorcycle riders within Australia that either currently do endurance rides or riders wishing to look at this type of riding are encouraged to join in with others at the public forum which is open to all and located HERE.

We ride motorcycles - that's where our hearts are. If you feel the same then we are rare kindred spirits. We need to ride and cool off after a long day in the saddle. We hope you can join us on a ride one day.

This web site is designed, built and maintained by Team FarRider. It is sponsored and owned by Action Online Pty Ltd which also holds all trademarks.

NOTE: FarRiders name and logo are Australian Registered Trademarks.

Any group - overseas or onshore - using our TMs, our name or close variation of it is NOT doing so with our approval or permission. Stealing a club's name is pretty low. If anyone knows of this happening Admin would like to hear from you so we can deal with it.