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Homecoming

“5-minute warning”……”rolling,”  “grate!”, ….“slowing,” “on your left,” “truck back,” “glass”,…. “mechanical,” “stopping”   … after ten days on the road, we return home to our families, little ambassadors, and friends to sweet, talented voices singing of heroes.  Wentworth Music students under the direction of Noel Wentworth break out in song as we round the corner on Enterprise Road, Kelowna and roll into the Ramada parking…

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Wet Ride to Vernon

Saturday September 17th. By Denise McMahon, Vernon Today we got up early to grey skies and the likelihood of a very rainy day.   White Spot in Kamloops served us up a very nourishing meal to send us off to ride through to Vernon.  We donned our rain jackets, put on our rain pants, and rain bonnets at the Wildlife Park in Kamloops and hit the…

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Tail Wind Glory

Friday, September 16, 2016, By Cpl. Gerard Poitras, RCMP – Central Interior Traffic Services, Kamloops. Today was a bit of a different day for me as I had to leave the team and travel ahead to Kamloops for an oncology appointment.  I was diagnosed with Cancer about a month before the ride and was unsure of my physical ability to participate in the ride prior…

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Tour of Beautiful British Columbia

Thursday September 15th. By James Moore, Revelstoke After a 100 plus kilometer day with a top speed of 47 km/h to get to Cranbrook, the seats inside of our Blue Star bus were a welcome sight for today’s drive to Golden.  We woke up at the Elizabeth Lake Lodge, one of the greatest hotels in the area.  Owned and operated by a sweet couple George…

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Sunshine on the Rockies

Wednesday September 14th. By Rob Crowder, Nelson The day started with a beautiful blue sky in Creston where we were treated to a wonderful breakfast at Gin’s restaurant. The restaurant opened up early for us to get us on our way for the 110 km journey to Cranbrook. The morning started out at a very chili 5 degrees but the sky was clear and the…

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