On Friday 16 January 2015, the Adelaide Entertainment Centre will be the place to be for cycling enthusiasts as the Lightsview Ride Like Crazy Dinner is held to raise valuable funds for cancer research at the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer and Neurosurgical Research Foundation.
Champion Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans will be joined by SBS cycling expert Mike Tomalaris as they regale dinner guests with their discussion about a broad range of cycling issues. Starting at 7.00 pm, guests will enjoy a sumptuous three course meal and beverages while being entertained by The Band of the South Australia Police. Individual tickets are $135 and $1300 for a table of ten. Packages include the three course meal, beer and wine.
Since 2010 the Ride Like Crazy event and dinner has attracted over 9,500 riders and donated a staggering $836,700 to charity. Since 2011, the FMC Foundation has received $320,000 from Ride Like Crazy which has been invested into cancer research equipment in the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer and was also used to create the Neurological Tumour Bank within the SA Brain Bank.
UPDATE : Following Simon Gerrans unfortunate accident a few weeks back, there has been a change in the Keynote Speaker to Australia's only TDF Champion, Cadel Evans. Come and here Cadel be interviewed by Phil Liggett, Stuart O'Grady and Mike Tomalaris.