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We Roll for Emma

Saturday September 16, 2017 By Nick Reimann, Vernon Riders gathered at the Kamloops White Spot for a good breakfast to fuel us for the last long leg of the ride. We were fortunate to have the parents of one of our little ambassadors that we lost last December and decided to give back to the Cops for Kids Foundation. The emotional meeting was an inspiration…

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Reaching The Meeting of the Waters City

Friday September 15, 2017 By Garnet Lloyd & Michel Grondin Today, the 8th day, C4K 2017 team departed  Three Valley Gap dressed for an expected cold ride. The team rolled away from the Gap’s Ghost Town with CHEERS, thanks to Allen.  C4K riders and their support team travelled non stop through the Craigellaichie region (location of the last spike on the CPRail), through Sicamous ,…

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Brook to Gap

By Kurt Grabinsky, Revelstoke After a beautiful evening and some team time shared at the Elizabeth Lake Lodge’s new outdoor gas fireplace, the Cops for Kids riders all awoke early from their restful sleep. The owners and their wonderful children met us as we were preparing to go. They sent us on our way, happy to be a part of the Cops for Kids charitable…

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Smoke on the Water

By Claudia Wytrwal Kelowna This had to be one of the warmest starts in Creston this team has seen in a decade.  Normally, we are bundled up in our woollies outside the hotel getting ready to ride. Yet this year the riders were in shock as they were stripping off layers.   We were greeted by a fantastic breakfast at Gin’s On Canyon in Creston…

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Lakeside Selkirk Loop

By Rob Crowder, Nelson The team couldn’t think of a better way to start day #5. We all woke up looking out onto beautiful Kootenay Lake from our comfy beds in the Nelson Prestige Hotel. We all felt so spoiled spending the night in such a nice hotel next to such breathtaking scenery. From the Prestige Lakeside hotel we were whisked off to breakfast at…

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