It’s not just blood – Will it fit in a top box?

It’s not just blood – Will it fit in a top box?

We do on occasion get asked to carry some unusual items, often we have no idea what they are for apart from the fact that they are medical and they’re important. As a controller I’ve been asked if a bike can carry odd items and as a rider myself my main...
One Team, One Goal

One Team, One Goal

Sunday 8th September saw members of the charity gather in Llandrindod Wells for our AGM. It was a time to reflect on the progress of our charity and the contribution we have made to our NHS over the past 12 months. The images below are taken fr om our annual report...
New Powys service gets rubber on tarmac

New Powys service gets rubber on tarmac

It’s happened!! Our first Powys call out!! Adhoc call to deliver an urgent sample to a major hospital for diagnosis. Congratulations to our newest area – it has been months of hard work by many to get Powys operational and now it is paying off!...
See, THIS is what I was talking about

See, THIS is what I was talking about

Milk Rider Tony was waiting for his 1st ever job & was tasked to collect donor milk in the South & courier to Mid Wales. North Rider Keith would RV & deliver it to @ABankForLife in Chester. An urgent request to deliver milk to Cardiff came in. 6 1/2 hours...

It’s not just blood – Bringing it home to us

Rarely do we meet the people we help but earlier this year, Jaxson was born 10 weeks prematurely in the Royal Gwent, Newport.  Now Jaxson just happens to be the grandson of Darren and Tracey, members from our East area (Darren is area rep) which covers Aneurin Bevan...

No, but I know someone who does

When we are at collections and PR events we are often asked ‘Do you carry organs?’  The answer is no, we do not.  Our bikes and boxes are regularly tested to ensure they keep biological material at the correct temperature to ensure it is fit for purpose...
Powys goes live

Powys goes live

After many months of training and preparation we are delighted to announce that on 1st September our Powys area, based at Llandrindod Wells, went live with their service to our NHS. A massive thanks goes to all the new Powys members for their patience and enthusiasm...

It’s not just blood – the story of miracle poo

Blood Bikes is in the title and you would be correct in assuming that we do, on occasion transport blood and blood products.  But over the next few weeks I’ll be telling you about some of the other things that we carry. I’ll start with one of our newest...
Abergavenny Rotary club keep the wheels turning

Abergavenny Rotary club keep the wheels turning

A few months ago our chairman, Nigel Ward, was asked to do a presentation for Abergavenny Rotary so they could decide, out of all of the sponsored charities and projects, which ones they could support. I’m pleased to say this is the result, a cheque for a...
Today is a special day

Today is a special day

You should watch out for bikers any day but today, watch out for Blood Bikers.  They could be sitting next to your desk at work, behind you in the queue for the ticket machines or supermarket tills, lying on the same beach enjoying a rare bit of their own free time....