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Tour de Rock conquers Island ride

NANAIMO – Red Serge Gala in Nanaimo raises $22,000 for childhood cancer research and programs.

Nanaimo Mountie overcomes shyness to ride tour

NANAIMO – It's too good a cause to not do it, says Nanaimo Tour de Rock rider.

Cops for Cancer riders roll in

NANAIMO – Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock 2013 team beat by weather, but buoyed by cause.

Tour de Rock rolls in

NANAIMO: Riders stop to collect donations and support from fans.

Smith out, but not down

Norm Smith throws his support behind Tour de Rock fundraising after injury forces him off bike.

Fernandes eager to make tracks

Chris Fernandes is enthusiastic about riding this year's Tour de Rock, but public speaking poses an unexpected challenge.

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Tour de Rock community fundraisers supporting pediatric cancer research

NANAIMO – Tour de Rock community fundraisers supporting pediatric cancer research.

Ride experience changes participants

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock leaves Black Press representative with new insights

Tour de Rock reaches final stages

That big breath of air felt right across Vancouver Island is from the 23 riders in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock wrapping up the final stages of their 1,000-kilometre odyssey.

Moustache raises Tour de Rock money

Keith Evans underestimated the generosity of Nanaimo residents, and it cost him his 40-year-old moustache.

Tour de Rock pays Nanaimo quick visit

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders arrive at Nanaimo North Town Centre Monday morning to a crowd of cheering supporters. Monday marked the ninth day of the 14-day tour, which ends Oct. 7 in Victoria.

Tour de Rock in Nanaimo, off to Ladysmith

The 2011 Tour de Rock riders barely caught their breath in Nanaimo before they were off on the road again.

Tour rides into town tomorrow

Excitement is building across the city as the 2011 Tour de Rock’s visit to Nanaimo draws near.

Tour de Rock an emotional journey

Months of training prepared the 23 riders in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock for the physical challenges of cycling 1,000 kilometres down Vancouver Island.

Daunting challenges part of Tour de Rock

Former Tour de Rock rider Phil Hochu has not only a new perspective, but a new appreciation of the Port Alberni hump.

  • Sep 23, 2011

Black Press has Tour de Rock covered

As an official media sponsor of the 2011 Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock, Black Press has pulled out all the stops to give readers insight into every angle of the Sept. 24 to Oct. 7 ride.

Bottle drive supports Tour de Rock and father with cancer

The daughters of a Nanaimo RCMP constable battling cancer are doing what they can to support Tour de Rock Cops for cancer and their dad.

Cancer society serves up Tour de Rock fundraiser

Dinner is served courtesy of the Canadian Cancer Society and all in support of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

Tour de Rock event features auction, music

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders are organizing a fundraiser at the Queen’s Saturday (Sept. 10)

Tour de Rock riders tackle rehearsal ride

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team will be on the road this Sunday (Aug. 14) for a “dress rehearsal” mock tour.

  • Aug 13, 2011