Ken Alcock

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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Ken Alcock

Ottawa

Hard to believe the last big group ride for Ride for Dad was 2 Years ago. That was a year after my Prostate Cancer Surgery....

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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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Sean Secord

Yukon

 I was invited to join the board without ever having been involved in any sort of organized ride. I'd recently bought a bike and was...

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Sheryl Boggs

Ottawa

Sheryl Boggs why

I have known a number of colleagues, friends, and family who have fought for their lives, all because they didn’t get an annual test. We...

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Steve Macaulay

Durham & GTE

Prostate cancer is not new to my family.  My father got it in the early 80s. He received early treatment and survived to an old...

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