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Nelson to Creston

By Nick Reimann and John Bauer Waking up in Nelson after a really nice and cozy sleep at the Prestige Hotel, riders were ready to hit the road but first loaded up some carbs provided by the RCMP veterans at the Baptist Church. We then proceed to the Balfour ferry were the 1st time riders went around and fundraised during the trip to Crawford bay. Funds…

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A Very Wet Day in the West Kootenays

Monday September 9th, 2019 By Roxanne Johnson, Nelson Well what can, I say it was pretty wet today but the riders persevered despite being soaked & unable to see through sunglasses & riding through deep puddles.  The team worked together to get through it and just remembered the children & what they go through on a day to day basis.  After an amazing sleep at…

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It’s Just a Hill

By Ron George, Castlegar After watching the weather closely and despite knowing the odds, we all secretly hoped the weather man would be wrong about the rain. Unfortunately opening the door of the Grand Forks Sandman confirmed the reality of what we were to face. The rain was coming down and a crack of thunder to punctuate the dawn of the new day. After a…

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6 Bowls of Borscht and a Song for a Long Hot Day

  By Jared Zeeman & Dean Marchand   The morning started with a hearty breakfast hosted by the Osoyoos Legion. Half the team then boarded the bus for the short ride to Penticton, where we start day two of the Cops for Kids ride.  After a beautiful ride down Eastside road and highway 97, the team was greeted at the Oliver firehall by the Lions…

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An Emotional Send-Off

An Emotional Send-Off by Andrew Deane, Penticton 3 years of send offs and today was just as emotional as every other one I have been apart of. Tim Schroeder led a great morning with wonderful words that reminded us why we were all there. After a great sleep at the Sandman Hotel in Kelowna and a wonderful breakfast by Denny’s we embarked on the first…

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