Distinguished Gentleman's ride

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    Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

    The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is an annual event that raises money and awareness for prostate cancer by asking gentlemen to wear their best tweed suit , comb their beards and ride an authentic classic motorcycle. To date, the DGR has raised more than $40 million for men's health charities around the world and has more than 150,000 participants each year. Below you will find more information about the Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride.

    What is de Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride?

    The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is an event where men and women gather in their finest attire to ride classic and custom motorcycles to raise money for prostate cancer research and support men's health charities. There are DGR events in 100 countries, with over 150,000 participants each year.

    The DGR is a global ride that takes place on the last Sunday in September.

    Why the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride?

    Men are often reluctant to discuss health issues, but prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, so it's important to talk about it. The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is a fun way to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer research. All money raised through the entry fee goes directly to men's health charities. In addition to prostate cancer, the DGR raises money for other issues that affect men, such as testicles and mental health.

    The DGR was founded in 2012 in Sydney, Australia, and has since grown into a global event with events in 100 countries around the world.

    How can I participate in the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride?

    To participate in the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride, you must first register. Men and women are allowed to register. Of course, as a man you have to wear  the best men's suit  and ride a classic or modified motorcycle. The ride must be at least 31 miles, so about 50km and takes place on the last Sunday of September. The entry fee covers entry to the event, a commemorative T-shirt, and a donation to prostate cancer and men's health charities.

    Who can participate in the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride?

    The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is open to both men and women. The event is open to everyone from professional motorcyclists to novices.

    Where and when is the DGR held?

    The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride takes place in 100 countries each year, so the exact date and location of the event varies. You can check the official website of the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride to see if there is an event near you.

    Where do you get your clothes for the Distinguished Gentleman's ride?

    At The Garrison we offer tweed suits and great accessories to look like a real gentleman. Due to the many types and sizes, you can get ready for your upcoming DGR in a complete 3-piece suit . Do you want to complete the outfit? Then don't forget your knitted tie and you pocket watch . You can also easily shop stylish matching shoes at The Garrison.