Welcome to the first ever ‘Jerry Can Ride’ by Sailor Jerry.  This ride is not for the faint-hearted or small-minded. This ride is dirty fingernails, white knuckles and growling engines.  It’s custom bikes, original rides and independent spirits.  So if you can’t hack it, don’t pack for it.

We have 2000 km of avoiding the latest trends, and finding the hidden gems.  We will hit the hills of Victoria to the wide open coast roads of Queensland.  Our travelling troupe will drive into small towns and big cities and wreak some serious fun.  There will be friendships made (and some tested), ‘interesting’ local characters discovered and some good old fashioned, hand-crafted madness each day.  And all of it will be made into a real life, on-the-road mini-doco series.

Like Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, this ride is straight-up.  It won’t be swanky hotels and lobster tail, but it will include a good dose of grease, BBQs and stories.  It’s going to be fast and some  bikes may not make it, but this will be the best trip of the year.  The ‘Jerry Can Ride’ is held in honour of Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins, the un-disputed father of the American, old school tattoo.  He lived one hell of a life.  May we all do the same.

“Sometimes I wonder how I ever got mixed up in all this in the first place.”  – Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins 1911 – 1973

The Full Tour

Send Off Bash:
Lulie St. Tavern, 288 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Melbourne

Day One: Friday 4th NOVEMBER Melbourne (depart St Kilda) to Albury Aprx. 365kms cross country

Day Two: Saturday 5th NOVEMBER Albury to Jindabyne. Aprx. 300kms cross – Please note, The Snowy Ride bike run will also be happening on this date

Day Three: Sunday 6th NOVEMBER Jindabyne to Goulburn Aprx. 300kms cross country via Canberra

Day Four: Monday 7th NOVEMBER Goulburn to Wollongong Aprx. 200kms via Kiama

Day Five: Tues 8th NOVEMBER Wollongong to Sydney Aprx. 100kms

Day Six: Weds 9th NOVEMBER Sydney to Newcastle Aprx. 200kms

Day Seven: Thurs 10th NOVEMBER Newcastle to Port Macquarie Aprx.

Day Eight: Fri 11th NOVEMBER Port Macquarie to Yamba Aprx. 316 kms – Please note: Yamba Rod Run will be on Sat 12th Nov

Day Nine: Sat 12th NOVEMBER Yamba to Brunswick Heads Aprx. 316 kms

Day Ten: Sun 13th NOVEMBER Brunswick Heads to Brisbane Aprx. 128kms

EVENTS:
Thursday 3rd November – Lulie St. Tavern, Melbourne
Bands: Barefoot Alley, Velociraptor and Australia. Streamed live on Facebook
Friday 4th November – Albury
Monday 7th November – North Gong Hotel, Wollongong
Band: Totally Unicorn
Tuesday 8th November – Frankie’s Pizza, Sydney
Bands: Barefoot Alley, Velociraptor and Australia. Streamed live on Facebook
Wednesday 9th November – Newcastle
Thursday 10th November – Port Macquarie
Saturday 12th November –Brunswick Heads
Sunday 13th November – Ellaspede, Brisbane (Lunchtime fun)
Then Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane.
Bands: Barefoot Alley, Velociraptor and Australia – Streamed live on Facebook
* Please note: All events are free

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