Why We Ride

Why We Ride

Every year thousands of Canadians from coast to coast to coast participate in the Ride For Dad's fight against prostate cancer. Participation takes many forms; volunteers, riders, donors, fundraisers, and sponsors. Everyone has a reason WHY they joined the fight...What's your WHY?

This section is dedicated to those special people who provided the motivation to become a Ride For Dad prostate cancer fighter. We invite you to share your story, post a tribute to your WHY.

Please the Submit my Why button below to contribute your submission.

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Ben Burghout “I’m A Survivor!”

Durham & GTE

My name is Ben Burghout and I’m a Prostate Cancer Survivor. The main reason I’m here today is because of the PSA Test.  Here’s my...

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Brent McFadzen

Saskatoon

My name is Brent McFadzen, and I have been part of Motorcycle Ride For Dad Saskatoon since 2018. For me, being able to combine a...

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Edmonton Chapter

Edmonton

We ride for all the men in our lives........sons, brothers, fathers, uncles, grandfathers, great grandfathers, friends, and our brothers from another mother. We ride for...

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Jared Smith

Red Deer

As to why I ride, about 5 years ago my attention was brought to the ride (the Rural AB Ride at the time) because I...

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Trever Sparrow

Red Deer

My name is Trever Sparrow and when I first got involved with Ride for Dad in 2015, it was a way for me to give...

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Amanda Williams

Saskatoon

The first thing that drew me in was that I love motorcycles and my dad used to ride so my interest was peaked! When I...

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Byron Smith

Ottawa

Why I ride:   Freedom & Camaraderie.   Riding with friends and strangers but still alone with your thoughts. Why I Ride For Dad:  Because I believe...

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Charlie Pester

Kingston-Quinte

Charlie-referee

A few years ago I met a man, who didn't look ill even though he told me he had Prostate Cancer. Over a period of...

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