Biker Rides Into Town Raising Awareness Of Younger Onset Dementia

Oct 27, 2018
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On Monday (15th October) Greg Kelly (known as Kell) arrived in Invercargill part of his fundraising tour riding the length and breadth of New Zealand on a Harley-Davidson over 5 weeks, raising awareness for Younger Onset (Frontotemporal) Dementia, of which he was diagnosed with in 2016, aged 59.

Greg Kelly on his Harley Davidson motorcycle at Walmsley House. Photo: whatsoninvers.nz

Last year he rode the length and breadth of Australia, approx 26,000kms in 11 weeks and is also continuing on to the US.

Greg with the Burt Munroe statue in town. Photo: Kells Ride

What’s On Invers caught up with Greg for his official welcome to Invercargill by Southland Town Crier Lynley McKerrow at Walmsley House.

Southland town crier Lynley NcKerrow with Greg Kelly. Photo: whatsoninvers.nz

 

He then visited the Classic Motorcycle Mecca. Photo: Kells Ride

E Hayes and Sons where there is a replica of the fastest Indian in the world. Photo: Kells Ride

On Monday Greg traveled down to Bluff or the ‘End of the World’ so he has now seen the top and bottom of New Zealand. Photo: Kells Ride

Greg said we are feeling very supported by the people of Invercargill. Thank you to Sherrie and Elvin for putting us up for the night in your beautiful home. They then continued up the South Island.

You can follow Kells Ride on their Facebook page

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