Earl Richmond

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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Earl Richmond

Avalon

My journey with the Ride for Dad started because of my dad.  I had never heard of Prostate Cancer nor was aware of the Ride...

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Ed Johner

Manitoba

In 2009 I met this amazing person after hearing his story and deciding we should start a chapter in Manitoba for Ride For Dad. Over...

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Jim Mahoney

Saskatoon

I have participated in the ride for dad since its inception in Saskatoon. Have always loved riding motorcycles and being able to combine my love...

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John McNeilly

Edmonton

John McNeilly

John McNeilly was a founding member of the Edmonton Motorcycle Ride for Dad (“MRFD”) and served as the Co-chair for the first 4 years, and...

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Ken Dutchak

Edmonton

Ken combined his love of motorcycle riding with his passion for organizing charitable causes by volunteering as a Site-Coordinator for the annual Edmonton Chapter of...

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Paul Ahern

Niagara

My grandfather, Paul Ahern, died from metastatic prostate cancer in the late 1990s. A veteran of World War II and typical of his generation he...

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Pierre Allard

Yukon

Hey there, I'm of course doing it for the fame and fortune!!! haha. In all honesty, it's the bike riding and comradery of the riders...

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Robert (Bob) Chalmers

Edmonton

Bob Chalmers had several hobbies/passions, one of which was motorcycling.  Bob was one of the first members of the “Red Knights Chapter Alberta 1”, a...

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