Mt Isa biker Neil York battled the long road to Warwick to be a part of the Roll the Dice Run.
Mt Isa biker Neil York battled the long road to Warwick to be a part of the Roll the Dice Run.

Mt Isa biker to Roll the Dice

THROUGH rain and wild weather, a Mt Isa biker battled his way south towards the Rose City to be a part of the rumble of engines for the Roll the Dice Run.

“I took a month’s holiday and have been on the road doing a few other things with this on the agenda before I head back home,” Neil York said.

He bought his beloved 2009 Harley Davidson Street Bob last September after having a break from his favourite past-time and planned this trip with a small tent and basic utensils.

“I am here because of what this Rotary Club is trying to do for domestic violence. I have had this event on the radar for a while, these blokes have a pretty great website up,” Mr York said.

He joked he might need a canoe to get home, with wet conditions up north, and hopes to film the event today so he can reminisce.

The bikers will leave at 10.30am today for Ballandean State School, then Amiens State School before heading back to the Warwick Showgrounds.

More than 300 enthusiasts are expected to take part.

There will be plenty of great entertainment with local band NAW until 7.30pm before handing over to Toowoomba’s Back in Business.

The 2010 Harley Davidson winner will be announced at 7pm tonight. If the winner is present, they will win a $5000 gift voucher from Boyd Yung Motorcycles.



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