Join Team Synergy on Saturday, May 10 as we ride in support of Wounded Warriors Canada, a charity that supports rehabilitation programs for Canadians wounded in combat.

Olympic athletes  Melanie McQuaid, Brent McMahon, Max Plaxton and hometown hero Simon Whitfield will join us on the ride this Saturday.

Read the great write-up about Saturday’s event by Pedro Arrais in the Times Colonist here.

All you need for this family ride is a working bicycle. In fact, Victoria’s amazing Simon Whitfield will be offering free tuneups  before and after the ride from his cool new mobile bike shop, Velofix Mobile.

The ride starts at 3PM at Gabriel Ross Showroom, 2500 Rock Bay Ave

The ride runs from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and starts and ends at Gabriel Ross Furniture, 2500 Rock Bay Ave on Saturday, May 10.

The family-friendly event consists of a 30-kilometre family ride, followed by a community BBQ, brews, and silent auction of with tons of cool prizes, including bike gear, flights, bikes and merchandise donated by local merchants.

It’s all in support of veterans living with PTSD and other battlefield injuries.

The event is free, but donations are encouraged.

Silent Auction Items

The silent auction follows the ride (and occurs during tasty BBQ and brews from Victoria’s own Hoyne brewery) on Saturday is looking pretty awesome:

Argon 18 Radon race bike frame:   $850
Atom X2 Carbon Race Wheels:   $1200
Oak Bay Bikes Gift Certificate:   $50
Cycles West Accessory Basket:   $80
2 Harbour Air seaplane tickets: $175 each
2 Entries to Tour De Vic race:  $269 each
2 Maxxis Ikon Mtn bike tires:    $68 each
1 Geigerrig “Spartan Race” Hydration camelback:   $120
1 power bar nutrition basket:   $120
3 Tour De Vic Bib shorts:         $65 each
2 Velofix bike tune up pkgs:    $69 each
4 Session Shockwave therapy package:   $396
4 Session Spinal Decompression package:   $230
1 hour RMT massage:                 $96

Why Team Synergy Rides with Wounded Warriors

Team Synergy’s goal?

To raise $30,000 in support of Wounded Warriors Canada, a national charity that provides life-saving programs to help wounded veterans recover from life-threatening physical and mental injuries, including PTSD.

How to donate

  1. Click on: to visit Team Synergy’s donation webpage
  2. Click the name of one of the team members you want to donate to. It all goes to the same place!
  3. Follow the link to the online donation page!

Team Synergy Joins the Wounded Warriors Battlefield Ride in France

Matt Barlee, Jamie Grimes, Paul Keene and Stephan Moreau will be travelling to Europe as Team Synergy in early June to participate in the Wounded Warriors Battlefield Ride 2014, where they will cycle 700 kilometres in the footsteps of Canadian troops from the First and Second World Wars.

Participants in the eight-day ride include civilians riding alongside serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces personnel.

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