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May 21 2006

Ten new entries, 1 completed and 9 coming up in 2006.

Brian Potter & Tom Ropeleski
In Motion for the Missing
May 1, 2006 - Due July 1, 2006
Two retired teachers ride across Canada to raise money for the Missing Children's Network Canada and Child Find. Also available in French.

Victoria - Hope - Princeton - Summerland - revelstoke - Lake Louise - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Dryden - Thunderbay - Sault St Marie - Tobermory - Orillia - Ottawa - North Shore - Quebec - South Shore - Riviere du Loup - Fredericton - PEI - Pictou - North Sydney - Argentia - St. John's

Leah Scafe & Bryn Runkle
Bryn and Leah's Bike Voyage.
May 1st - Approx. July 1st, 2006
Raising money for two causes, helping to renovate the Strathcona Community Centre kitchen and for medical supplies and prescription drugs for rural villages in Guyana

Vancouver - Hope - Merrit - Kamloops - Banff - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Kenora - Fort Frances - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste. Marie - Tobermory - Toronto - Ottawa - Montreal - North Shore - Quebec - South Shore - Riviere du Loup - Fredericton - PEI - Pictou - North Sydney - Argentia - St John's

Ryan, Travis, Cyrus, Shael
Robbins Ride 2005 - Coast to Coast for Breast Cancer
May 5th, 2005 to July 31, 2005. 7777.7kms, 87 days.
Four cyclist ride across Canada for breast Cancer research. Another 3 will ride in 2006.

Victoria - Vancouver - Kamloops - Calgary - Medicine Hat - winnipeg - Kenora - Dryden - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste Marie - Sudburty - Ottawa - Montreal - Quebec - Fredericton - PEI - Pictou - North Sydney - Port Aux Basques - St John's.

Topher Morris, Thomas Trauttmansdorff, Tristan Jenkin
Robbins Ride 2006 - Coast to Coast for Breast Cancer
May 17th - ??? 2006.
3 riders continue Robbin's Ride in 2006, 4 riders took part the year before.

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Alison Ellwood and Megan MacDonald
Herstory
May 6, 2006 - ???
Trent university students cycling in support of those affected by breast Cancer

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Mark Longo
Trans Canada 2006 - The Heart Beat of a Nation
May 1st, 2006 - ??? 8 weeks/67 days Planned
Mark is a university of Waterloo student raising money for public access defibbrillators.

Victoria - Vancouver - Hope - Merrit - Kamloops - Banff - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste. Marie - Tobermory - Toronto - Ottawa - Montreal - Quebec - Fredericton - Pei - Halifax - St John's

John Wagontall
Cycle for Life
May 16th - ?? 2006
John Wagontall a Fire Fighter from Lethbridge Alberta rides across Canada to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer.

Victoria - Vancovuer - Hope - Merrit - Kamloops - Banff - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Kenora - Dryden - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste. Marie - Sudbury - Toronto - Kingston - Ottawa - Montreal - Quebec - Riviere du Loup - Fredericton - Pei - Pictou - North Sydney - Port Aux Basques - St John's

Dustin Anderson, Farah Nazarali
5000 For Health
April 1 - June 4th 2006
Riding on a Back to Back tandem bike the two riders aim to "promote health, an active lifestyle, and cycling as a safe and efficient form of transportation and travel. "/strong>
Vancouver - Hope - Crowsnest Highway (Detour though Nelson and Kootenay Lake) - Sparwood- Lethbridge - Calgary - Edmonton - Lloydmisnter - Saskatoon - Regina - Winnipeg - Kenora - Dryden - Thunderbay - Sault Ste. Marie - Sudbury - Ottawa.

Keenan and Noah
Raising Trans Awareness and Eyebrows
May 1, 2006 - August 8, 2006
These two cyclist aim to raise awareness for Transsexuals

Vancouver - hope - Hwy 3 to Nelson - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Kenora - Dryden - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste Marie - Sudbury - Ottawa - Montreal - South Shore - Quebec - South Shore - Riviere du Loop - Fredericton - Pictou - North Sydney - Argentia - St John's.

Andrea Halman
Intrepid Journey
Leaving May 18th, 2006
Andrea seemed to join Andrew Rodgers tour on a whim, just how many great adventures should start.

Check for updates.

May 2006

4 new entries, 2 completed and 2 coming up in 2006.

Murray Snyder
A Ride Across Canada, Eh? Part 1
June 17, 2002 to August 21, 2002, 66 days, 4088kms
"A senior's high motivation clashes head on with physical reality in a solo ride across Canada." A part two to follow?

Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Dryden - Thunderbay - Sault Ste Marie - Tobermory - Orillia - Ottawa

Cindy Nadeau and Trent Keller
Cycling for Wellness Tour
June 1 - August 24, 2003, 6882 kms
Raising money for th Ryan's Well Foundation to bring drinkable water to those that need it in Africa

Victoria - Namaimo - Hope - Crowsnest Highway (Detour though Nelson and Kootenay Lake) - Medicine Hat - Dryden - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste Marie - Sudbury - Ottawa - North Shore - Quebec - South Shore - Riviere du Loup - Fredericton - PEI - Pictou - North Sydney - Port Aux Basques - Gros Morne Park. NFLD

Geoff Agnew
The Journey of Enlightenment
Leaving May 25th, 2006
Taking a break from Toronto for his 'right of passage'

Watch for Updates! Starting on the West Coast.

Alisha Mills, Christine Stables, Cameron Cunningham, Jennica Rawstron, and Klara Schwab
The Journey of Enlightenment
Leaving June 10th, 2006
Five friends who all met during their studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver BC, cycling for the Canadian Lung Association.

Watch for Updates! Starting on the West Coast.

April 2006

Ten new entries, 7 completed and 3 coming up in 2006.

Jason Shim and Kylie Hicklenton
Perpetual Stroll
A 2006 rider, leaving soon.
Shim and Hicklenton are trying to raise $50,000 to help CAP AIDS provide new bicycle ambulances in Malawai.

Watch for Updates! Starting on the West Coast.

Andrew Rodgers
Across Canada
A 2006 rider. Leaving May 18th, 2006
In his words: Incidentally I have been called "the least convincing Canadian ever". Which is an acheivement in itself.

Keep watching for updates.

Cycling for Hope
2006 Hopefuls!
6 young cyclists attempt to set a record cycling from Victoria Bc to PEI in 10 days while raising money for the fight against Aids/hiv in Africa
Keep watching for updates.

Arnie Hein
Cross My Heart
Sept 14 - December 11th, 2005 - 87 day
Arnie embarked on 84 day journey going East to West in the late fall of 2005. Facing cold temperatures (-25) and snow storms to raise awareness of the injustices of the family court system in Canada.

St John's - Port Aux Basques - Sydney - Turuo - Moncton - Quebec - Montreal - Ottawa - Kingston - Toronto - Sudbury - Sault Ste. Marie - Thunder bay - Dryden - Winnipeg - Medicine Hat - Calgary - Banff - Kamloops - Hope - Vancouver

Russ McCann & Greg Kotlowski
A Journey for Julie
July 21 - Sept 4th, 2005
Journey for Julie is a National Awareness Campaign and Cross-Canada peddle bike tour in support of the Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada

Vancouver - Hope - Spences Bridge - Lytton - Kamloops - Jasper - Edmonton - Saskatoon - Winnipeg - Dryden - Thunderbay - Sudbury - Ottawa - Montreal - North shore - Quebec - South short - Riveiere de Loup - Fredericton - Truro - Lawrencetown, NS.

Sébastien Harvey, Michel Prevost
BikingAcrossCanada.com
May 3rd - July 17, 2005 - 7624.71 kms
Pictures and details of Sébastien and Michel's journey across Canada

Richmond - Nanaimo - Victoria - Vancouver - Hope - Summerland - Banff - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Dryden - Thunder Bay - Sault Ste. Marie - Sudbury - Ottawa - Montreal - North shore - Quebec - South Shore - Fredericton - Pei - Pictou - North Sydney - Port Aux Basques - St John's

Greg Dawson
Trans Cancer 2005
July 16th - Sept 12, 2005
A ride in support of Cancer research.

Vancouver - Merrit - Kamloops - Jasper - Edmonton - Saskatoon - Regina - Winnipeg - Dryden - Thunderbay - Sault ste. Marie - Sudbury - Ottawa - Montreal - South Shore - Quebec - Gaspe Penn. - Halifax

Paul
Legjoints - Travels with a Bike
July 11 - Oct 26 2005 107 days, 26 rest days, 81 cycling 6649kms
A fellow from London rides across Canada East to West over the Summer/Fall of 2005

Halifax - Saint John - Maine - Quebec - North Shore - Montreal - ottawa - sudbury - Sault ste Marie - Thunderbay - Winnipeg - Medicine Hat - Calgary - Banff - Kelowna - Vancovuer

Brian Matthews
Baabaa's Cross Canada Cycle
May 24 - August 8th, 2005. 6149kms
An Aussie adventure across Canada

Vancouver - Hope - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Fort Francis - Thunderbay - SSM - Tobermory - Niagara Falls - NY State - Brockville - Montreal

David Graf
A journey into losing ones' mind May 28 - Aug 17, 2002, 8146 kms.
A solo journey from Victoria to St. John's in 2002.

Victoria - Vancouver - Hope - Spences Bridge - Kamloops - Banff - Calgary - Medicine Hat - Winnipeg - Dryden - Thunderbay - Sault Ste. Marie - Tobermory - Toronto - Ottawa - Montreal - North Shore - Quebec - South Shore - Rimouski - Miramichi - PEI - Pictou - Cabot Trail - Sydney - Argentia - St John's

January 26th, 2006
Everything! Look for updates soon.