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The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders rolled into Sidney Oct. 4.

Tour de Rock rolls into Sidney

The 2012 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team rolled into Sidney Oct. 4 to a warm welcome from residents and supporters

Stantec Sidney and the Tour de Rock riders at last year’s fundraising event where they raised $15

Business rallies for riders

Local engineering firm, Stantec, raising funds for Tour de Rock

Town of Sidney town crier Kenny Podmore and local Tour de Rock event co-ordinator Juile Harman announce the start of this year’s Cops for Cancer Island bike ride.

Sidney ready to host Tour de Rock

Parade, party planned in Sidney when the Cops for Cancer arrive Oct. 4

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.
Eight-year-old Kynan Smith prepares to have his head shaved for the 14th annual Sidney Tour de Rock event. Smith raised more than $8

Taking it off for Tour de Rock

Tour de Rock riders may make a return to Sidney soon, after the offer of a pampering foot treatment at Haven Spa.

Eight-year-old Kynan Smith prepares to have his head shaved for the 14th annual Sidney Tour de Rock event. Smith raised more than $8

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock rolls into Sidney

Black Press rider Chris Bush talks about his ride.

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Get ready to rock

Tour de Rock rides into town tomorrow

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Rest Haven Lodge hairstylist Susan Lewis takes a little off the top of staff member Bev Lewis during a head shave for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Tour de Rock.

Lodge loses it

Rest Haven Lodge staff and residents held their heads high for a head shave event.

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Rest Haven Lodge hairstylist Susan Lewis takes a little off the top of staff member Bev Lewis during a head shave for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Tour de Rock.
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