This "Fully Supported" cycle ride will follow the most beautiful and scenic coastal roads of British Columbia, Canada.
The ride begins in Vancouver, heads up along the Sunshine Coast to Powell River, crosses the Pacific (via ferry) to Courtenay on Vancouver Island and then continues down the Islands tranquil coastal route to Victoria. There another ferry hop back over the mainland and a cycle into Vancouver.
The ride will cover a distance of about 450 km, spread over 7 days.
Cyclists may join us for one, two or three days or the entire 7 days, or simply join in at appropriate start days. Enter as a team. This is a fundraiser and open to cyclist schedules. Our aim is to have you cycle and enjoy what ever you can do. We carry your gear.
Riders are asked to raise funds through sponsorships. (Tax deductible.)
All hotel rooms and breakfast are provided free.
Meet and greet.
Wednesday September 12th at B D Mitchell Prosthetics & Orthotics near the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Friday September 14th meet with other amputees
Saturday September 15th at G. F. Strong at the finish
There will be a general invitation to meet the riders and ask questions. This is an opportunity to find out how cyclists have overcome physical obstacles in order to remain active and see the adaped bikes.
We are seeking a Volunteer with a Class 4 Drivers Licence for our passenger van. Volunteer for however many days possible. The Driver will sheppard and be responsible for helping load and unload bags each day. We will provide accommodations and a meal allowance. Anyone want a 7 day holiday ?