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Goldstream Bicycles owner Steve Hurdle (right) is donating a new bike to the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock silent auction. He had provided the bike to Tour rider

West Shore Tour rider heading out on massive ride

Steve Wright has raised $27,000 for B.C. Cancer Foundation before even starting the annual Tour de Rock

Staff Sgt. Steve Wright of the West Shore RCMP is one of 24 riders on the 2014 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

Declutter collects funds for West Shore tour rider

Annual West Shore RCMP garage sale and barbeque hopes to raise more than $5000 for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

Kate Whitmore

Langford credit union cycles for the kids

Westshore Town Centre staffers raise $650 for Tour de Rock

  • Sep 19, 2013
Tour de Rock riders give a smile and a wave during a training ride near Nanaimo last month. The team will have a send off Saturday morning at Thrifty Foods at Admirals Walk in View Royal before heading to Port Alice to begin this year’s tour.

Tour de Rock takes on the Island

Police, guest riders set off on emotional 1,000 km journey against cancer

Tour de Rock riders give a smile and a wave during a training ride near Nanaimo last month. The team will have a send off Saturday morning at Thrifty Foods at Admirals Walk in View Royal before heading to Port Alice to begin this year’s tour.
With Tour de Rock riders behind him for support

Car pull raises $26,000 for Tour de Rock

It took 11 hours, but Kevin Nunn successfully pulled a 2,530-pound Mini Cooper around the University of Victoria 12 times

With Tour de Rock riders behind him for support
Tour de Rock rider and Saanich police Const. Stephanie McFarlane  has her shaved her head at Veterans Memorial Park last Wednesday during the West Shore celebration of Cops for Cancer. Her two-year-old son Connor sat on her lap for support. She was one of two female riders to get a buzz cut that day.

Bald for a cause

Tour de Rock rider and Saanich police Const. Stephanie McFarlane has her shaved her head at Veterans Memorial Park last Wednesday during the West Shore celebration of Cops for Cancer.

Tour de Rock rider and Saanich police Const. Stephanie McFarlane  has her shaved her head at Veterans Memorial Park last Wednesday during the West Shore celebration of Cops for Cancer. Her two-year-old son Connor sat on her lap for support. She was one of two female riders to get a buzz cut that day.
Oak Bay Police reserve constable Jarrod Christison and West Shore RCMP Const. Rod Fraser stand with Langford’s Matt Williams

Communities overflow with generosity for tour

Riders rolled into Willway elementary Wednesday hailed as heroes, a familiar but always emotional theme for this year’s Tour de Rock.

Oak Bay Police reserve constable Jarrod Christison and West Shore RCMP Const. Rod Fraser stand with Langford’s Matt Williams
Black Press Tour de Rock rider Chris Bush (far right) and teammates line up at Willway school in Langford just after lunch on Wednesday.

Tour de Rock hits West Shore

Tour de Rock riders conquered the Malahat and rolled into Langford at noon on Wednesday to the roaring cheer of a hundred kids at Willway elementary.

Black Press Tour de Rock rider Chris Bush (far right) and teammates line up at Willway school in Langford just after lunch on Wednesday.
Grade 6 student Mason Wright and Grade 3 student Georgia Shirley have both been touched by cancer and helped contribute to Willway elementary’s Tour de Rock fundraising campaign. The water jug of coins is nearly full and come in at 120 pounds.

Jug o’ money for Tour de Rock

Grade 6 student Mason Wright and Grade 3 student Georgia Shirley have both been touched by cancer and helped contribute to Willway elementary’s Tour de Rock fundraising campaig

Grade 6 student Mason Wright and Grade 3 student Georgia Shirley have both been touched by cancer and helped contribute to Willway elementary’s Tour de Rock fundraising campaign. The water jug of coins is nearly full and come in at 120 pounds.
Brittany King in the KOOL-FM on-air booth. King says her involvement in the Tour de Rock would not have been possible without the hard work of countless others who don’t get their share of the spotlight.

Stepping up to lend a hand

Radio personality Brittany King says she’s just doing her part to help fight cancer

Brittany King in the KOOL-FM on-air booth. King says her involvement in the Tour de Rock would not have been possible without the hard work of countless others who don’t get their share of the spotlight.
Victoria police officers Murray Kennett and Suki Dhesi pose with their bikes before the second-ever Tour de Rock ride in 1999 in this Victoria News photo. A Saanich officer dreamed up the ride the year previous and the Tour has gone strong since – now in its 14th year.

Looking Back: Cops for Cancer rides have their roots right here on the Island

Tour de Rock was a Saanich cop’s dream that became a reality

Victoria police officers Murray Kennett and Suki Dhesi pose with their bikes before the second-ever Tour de Rock ride in 1999 in this Victoria News photo. A Saanich officer dreamed up the ride the year previous and the Tour has gone strong since – now in its 14th year.
Tour de Rock 2011 rider and Saanich police officer Scott Green fixes a flat before heading out on a training run from behind Saanich municipal hall on Sept. 1.

Geared up for the ride: Tour de Rock riders endure a strenuous training regimen

Riders discuss biking up Mount Washington and the hill to the Observatory, as part of their training rides

Tour de Rock 2011 rider and Saanich police officer Scott Green fixes a flat before heading out on a training run from behind Saanich municipal hall on Sept. 1.
CTV reporter Louise Hartland is one of three media riders on this year’s Tour de Rock team. She says the support of her family and her teammates has been a major asset in getting through the tour’s grueling training schedule.

Channelling the will to ride

Training prepares riders for physical challenge so they can concentrate on emotional strength

CTV reporter Louise Hartland is one of three media riders on this year’s Tour de Rock team. She says the support of her family and her teammates has been a major asset in getting through the tour’s grueling training schedule.
The darkened area on the map
The darkened area on the map
Sidney RCMP Const. Kyle Martell
Sidney RCMP Const. Kyle Martell
Six-year-old Daisy Irwin
Six-year-old Daisy Irwin