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Auction & Trivia Night

Posted by neil.odonnell on June 17, 2018 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (1)

As our popular cycling event was cancelled due to bad weather, we are holding an Auction and Trivia Night 7pm Friday 22nd June 2018 at the Portland Golf Club.

Some brief info you will need to know:

  • Entry is $10 per person. 
  • BYO snacks and food only. 
  • Drinks available at bar prices.
  • EFTPos available
  • For tickets contact [email protected] or

Auction Items Include

  • 3 mo...
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Registrations Now Open

Posted by neil.odonnell on March 1, 2018 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Online Registrations (& donations) are now available for "Rotary Club of Portland - 2018 Beats Cycle for Hope" - feel free to share the link



Posted by neil.odonnell on March 1, 2018 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The committee are proud to announce a new OFF ROAD RIDE option for 2018. The road-ride option will still be available.

The new course starting from Portland Football Netball Cricket Club at Hanlon Park is approximately 3km longer than the road ride on Bridgewater Road and will be roughly made up of:

  • 60% dirt roads
  • 20% single track
  • 10% grass paddock
  • 10% bitumen
  • 100% fun and adventure

The Off-Road Ride option is suitable for mountain ...

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Beats Cycle For Hope 2018

Posted by neil.odonnell on July 14, 2017 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)


The next Beats Cycle For Hope event is scheduled for Sunday 18th March 2018.

Keep the date free.

Thank You

Posted by neil.odonnell on March 21, 2017 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

On Sunday, the community turned out to support an event that began as a personal journey for a local Portland father and community stalwart, Paul Beattie. The Rotary Club of Portland’s Beats Cycle For Hope has now become a beloved annual event supported by hundreds of people.


Many riders young and old enjoyed the beautiful warm autumn morning to ride to Bridgewater Bay for our 2017 effort.


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2017 Photos

Posted by neil.odonnell on March 21, 2017 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Photos from the 2017 Beats Cycle For Hope can be viewed on Damian Goodman's website

Thanks to Damian for volunterring his professional services and time.

Thank You

Posted by neil.odonnell on March 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

On behalf of the Rotary Club of Portland and the organising committee, THANK YOU to everyone who supported Beats Cycle For Hope in 2016.  It was another incredibly humbling, safe and successfull event.

In particular, we would like to thank the following supporters:

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2016 Photos

Posted by neil.odonnell on March 30, 2016 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Photos from Beats cycle for Hope 2016 are on Damian Goodman's website.  Thanks to Damian for the professional support.

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Beats Cycle for Hope 2016

Posted by Tom Carswell on January 20, 2016 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Beats Cycle for Hope is two months away

Here's a couple of things for you to do now:

1. Encourage friends and family and anyone else to get involved as cyclists, donors or auction bidders

2. Complete your official entry form 

3. Donate to the fund raising auction

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