Canadian Cyclist Cervelo S2 24-7 2 - March 29
   Follow us on Twitter
 
Find us on Facebook
 
Wheels of Bloor - March 7
 
ACS Apollo Bikes - November 19
 
Williams Cycling March 28
 
IMBA Canada - Dec 14
 
Share the Road - Dec 14
 


 

 

 
ARG XC8 -Restart May 16
 

Daily News


 

December 8/10 12:43 pm - Tour d'Afrique to Benefit Trips for Kids


Posted by Editoress on 12/8/10
 

Tour d'Afrique Ltd is planning its first ever North American bike tour and has partnered with the U.S. bike charity Trips For Kids to raise money and awareness about their bike programs that help at-risk youth.

Through the Tour d'Afrique Foundation, the riders and staff of the 2011 tour will be making donations to these Trips for Kids chapters:

• TFK Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, run by TFK volunteer Jack Harding
• TFK Chicago Voyagers, a part of the Chicago Voyagers program
• TFK Pontiac, Mich., operated by the Baldwin Center
• TFK Marin, San Francisco, operated by TFK founder Marilyn Price
• TFK Tallahassee, Fla., operated by Ken Foster of Bicycle Tallahassee

The tour will visit each chapter along the 8,000 km (4,971 mile) route from San Francisco to St. John's, Newfoundland, to make donations and to raise awareness about the great work being done by Trips for Kids.

"Cycling is a great way to introduce kids to a healthy lifestyle and the environment," said Tour d'Afrique Foundation Director Paul McManus. "Trips for Kids Chapters are getting tens of thousands of kids on bikes that otherwise would never have the opportunity."

The Tour d'Afrique Foundation gives back to the communities each tour travels through by supporting organizations that improve people's lives through the use of a bicycle. The Foundation has donated more than1,300 bikes and raised more than one million dollars for various charities.

Find out more, at the North American Epic Bike Tour.

 


Return to Canadian Cyclist homepage | Back to Top
D'Ornellas (+4767) - July 20
 
Norco Tactic - April 1
 

 
Bikesports - August 12
 

 


 
Dundas Speed Shop - Jan 11 (+524)
 
  


 
 © Copyright 1998-2014 Canadian Cyclist. All rights reserved.  Privacy Policy | Contact | Subscribe to RSS Feed  | Login