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T’was the Night Before the Ride

Thursday September 5, 2019 By Liz Vant Erve, Penticton   T’was the night before the Ride, when all through the Okanagan Volunteers were stirring, making the final plan The Cops4Kids jerseys were hanging with care In preparation for the morning sun that would soon be there.   The participants were nestled, all snug in comfy Sandman beds While visions of gel packs danced in their…

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The Countdown is On!

Friday August 30, 2019 by Julio Krenz, Retired Staff Sergeant Major. Ride Captain   We are just 7 days until the start of the 2019 Cops for Kids Ride, where everything the team has worked for all comes together. This team has been looking forward to the departure for months, since the original sign-up started in January. We even have riders who signed up before…

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Home Again Home Again

Day 10 By Grant Fletcher, Kelowna The day that lay ahead was different than the previous 9 Days. Today we made the relatively short trek from Vernon to Kelowna. Our day starts with a quick bus ride down from Silver Star to a terrific breakfast courtesy of Denny’s in Vernon. A bit of a delay to our ride as everyone does some cleaning and oiling…

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Oh How the Skies Opened

Day 9 By Denise McMahon & David Hatton Woke up to rainy skies at the hotel. We had an early start to our day to prepare for our 100 km ride to Vernon. Breakfast was served in a banquet room and what a banquet it was. The White Spot Restaurant on Tranquille Road in Kamloops served us a wonderful breakfast to fill our tummies for…

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Rainy Day 8

Day 8 By Cst. Sukhdeep Toor, Kamloops, BC We woke up this morning to a lot of rain at 3 Valley Gap, and drove through the precipitation to start the day. As the skies cleared, we heard stories from a family travelling to BC Children’s Hospital that provided us with cookies and cards to push us on westward towards Kamloops. A stop in Chase for lunch…

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