"Ride for Dad, Accross Canada. Another Way to Spread the Word.

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   Posted 9/28/2010 11:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Hundreds of motorcyclist from accross Canada recently completed a
cross-country tour to raise awareness of prostate cancer.
They started in Newfoundland and 29 days later completed
their journey on the West Coast in Victoria.
Quite a trip, dont you think?

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   Posted 9/28/2010 12:22 PM (GMT -6)   
That would have been a great ride. Not sure I am ready to embark on a trip that long, but looking at the map sure gave me wanderlust.

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   Posted 9/28/2010 12:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi JB71,
Thanks for this report and to all those that participated in that journey.
I live in Vancouver, B.C. and this is the first I've heard of this trip
across Canada confused . Maybe I live a bit under a rock, but if this was done in the name of breast cancer it would have been all over the news and the papers. We still ave a lot to learn to further our cause.

Born 1936
PSA 7.9, Gleason Score 3+4=7, 2 of 8 positive
open RP Nov 06, T3a, Gleasons 3+4=7, Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06, Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA tests in 2008: Mar.=.04; Jun.=.05; Sept.=.08; at SRT Start=0.1, Salvage RT completed (33 days-66Gy) 19 Dec 08
PSA: in Jan 09 =.05, all tests to date (Jul 10) <.04

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   Posted 9/28/2010 1:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I echo Magaboo's comments - I am aware of Ride for Dad in June ( for father's day) but there was nothing in the national or local press about this important trek ...

here is the Ride for Dad website -
www.motorcycleridefordad.org/ - an army of chrome and leather fighting Prostate Cancer -


Post Edited (tatt2man) : 9/28/2010 12:40:06 PM (GMT-6)

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