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Day 4 West Kootenay Journey

By Bill Long, Nelson. We started another fantastic day of riding in Castlegar this morning and were escorted by the Castlegar Fire Dept down Columbia Ave. We were treated to a great breakfast put on by the Castlegar Legion  Ladies. Our journey continued onto Nelson where we were greeted by the Nelson Police Dept and proceeded through town to the Nelson RCMP Detachment. There we…

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On Blueberry Hill

By Eva Harding, Trail Our morning started early with a quick ride to breakfast at Omega ll’s for another amazing meal.  The team then saddled up and rode off to Christina Lake where we were greeted at the visitor centre by the Christina Lake elected official who presented a donation on behalf of the community.  This stop is always one of the teams favourite as…

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Lakeview or Mountainview

By Rob Gardner, Comox Valley. Lakeview After an amazing breakfast at the Osoyoos Legion, the ride team broke into two. Half the team went up the Anarchist, the other half were bussed to Penticton to ride to Osoyoos. I opted for the amazing lakeside ride and super lunch in Oliver. Shortly after leaving Osoyoos we had an unfortunate incident when one of our riders took…

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Day One: Easing into the Ride

By Claudia Wytrwal, Kelowna. Finally, the day has arrived that all the riders have been training for.  We met in the early hours of the morning at the Sandman and loaded all our gear into the bus.  We all cuddled together for a group photo and had some fun verbal banter before heading off to a wonderful breakfast.  It was great to personally meet some…

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First Team Meeting

By Mireille Sanchez, Montreal. Tonight we had our official team dinner at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort. I was looking forward to meeting the others riders in which out of town riders tucked in at the Sandman Hotel Kelowna. Julio introduced the crew members and went over the rules for the ride. And Gail, who does a fabulous job year after year to put everything…

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