Outback to the Future

By Wayne Jensen

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I’ve taken a stand against blood cancer.

Please show me your support by donating to my fundraising campaign.

As a diagnosed patient with Leukaemia who has recently  undergone chemotheropy, I would like to help fund research so that future blood cancer patients may have new effective treatment and ultimately a cure.

“Outback to the Future”, strange name, I know, but I’m going Outback on a motorcycle from the past to hopefully improve the future for some people.

My name is Wayne Jensen and I live in Queensland, Australia.  For many years I’ve been a passionate enthusiast of Veteran and Vintage Motorcycles.   Since reading of the expeditions of earlier motorcyclist in this harsh environment, I’ve wanted to take an old bike, like theirs, on an epic solo journey for myself. The objective of this trip is to ride a 1922 Indian Powerplus motorcycle (that’s only 99 years old) around western Queensland, with a total distance of around 5,000kms.  While this is primarily a personal adventure, I hope to help raise some money for the Leukaemia Foundation, by seeking sponsorship for the kilometres I ride or simply asking for small donations. 

I will have a page on Facebook where maps and itineraries will be posted for you to follow my progress (or lack of it).  My average speed will be around 60km per hour, so it will be by no means a quick lap.   I will let you know the distance I’ve travelled as often as I can, so you can keep a track of my progress.

My Achievements

Congrats! You've hit your goal!

$80 raised - you've given a family a night of emergency accommodation!

You've covered genetic testing!

You've given a family a whole weeks accommodation near treatment

$1,000 raised - you've made a tube gene test with state-of-the-art-technology possible

You've covered 3 months of lab costs for vital blood cancer research

You've fund life changing research for 3 months

Thank you to my Supporters


Bowls Club Donation


Bowls Club Donation


Wayne Nelson


Jennifer Von Pein


Leon Nowland


David Bedding


P Jacobson

Great job Wayne


Dragon Edgar

Congratulations Wayne you put in a mighty effort on the old bike. Look forward to catching up with you when I get up your way to visit Pam & Max cheers GO YAMAHA!!!


Max & Pam Dickens

Great work Wayne enjoy your ride living the dream.


Lyall Brettell


The Kelly Gang

Great job Wayne.


Joan Tate

Well done Wayne. Safe travel for the rest of your journey.


Jay Jensen-langford

Looking good out there Uncle Wayne! Keep up the good work!


Kevin Harth

Good luck Safe travels Love Kev and Sharon xo


Ken Greiner

All the best Jenno


Wayne And Julie Stenning

Good on you Jenno, All the best mate


Ross Weir


Nerelle Andersen

Well done Wayne. Great effort.


David Taylor

Going well mate,keep it up but look after yourself


Russell And Shirley Hallett

Good work mate. Awesome job.


Wayne And Carolyn Reis

Have a great trip Jenno


Kara Jensen

You go daddio! Love you!


Justine & Andrew

Good luck!


Andrew Gauld


Greg & Monica Madsen


Jenny Jensen

Go Wayne.. this is epic .. and inspiring!


Ann And Chris Harth


Kev And Barb Liddell


Dave Q(california,usa)

Do it brother … enjoy it as I would love to do something like that but can’t , to many responsibilities


Mick Ryan

Life is an active adventurous ride that takes many turns. Go well Wayne helping those doohan it hard through them unexpected wobbly turns. cheers mick.


Denise Graham

Enjoy your ride Wayne.


Jayde Logan

Super proud of you dad!


Amanda Tait


Melanie Hood

Good Luck and Best Wishes Mel



Good luck