ONE GREAT RIDE, JUST LIKE LIFE.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our inaugural Peloton Ride on September 14th. We had a great time and we're already making plans and looking forward to 2020.

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On September 14th, we will ride in memory of the ones we have lost to suicide and in the hope that we can help all men who may experience struggles with mental health and suicide ideation. Let us reduce the stigma around suicide and encourage open discussion.

The troubling statistics

3,728

suicides in Canada (in 2011)

75%

were males

45-60

year old males represent the highest risk for suicide

How you can participate

Community Ride

(25 km or 50 km)

Peloton Ride

(80 km or 120 km)

[ rentals are $75 and be sure to mention the Peloton Ride in the comments section ]

Sharing our stories

Adam Carter: Cold Calling Badge of Life Canada

September 9, 2019

My name is Adam Carter, I started his policing career with the Niagara Regional Police Service in 1998 and spent my first five years working uniform patrol in 4 different divisions, where I also served as a Bicycle Patrol Officer. I then spent 13 years working out of Traffic Services as a Breath Technician, Radar/Lidar […]

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Tyler Andrew: Today

September 9, 2019

Today I realized its September…. I’ve now been off work, a career I love… for two years… twenty four months since I’ve been a part of a community I love to serve. This time last year… I was hospitalized. My mental health team was trying to find the right diet of pills, therapy and rest. […]

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Michael: Better Together with Trillium Health Partners

September 8, 2019

After years of suffering from anxiety and depression, Michael had a severe panic attack that temporarily blinded him. He reached out for help, and our hospital reached back with treatment through our Mental Health Urgent Response Service. Watch how his treatment helped Michael learn new ways of caring for himself so he was able to […]

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Philip Sheldon: There is Strength in Numbers

September 8, 2019

Peloton: In a road bicycle race, the peloton (from French, originally meaning ‘platoon’) is the main group or pack of riders. Riders in a group save energy by riding close (drafting or slipstreaming) near (particularly behind) other riders. To define the word, it exemplifies my life over the last 4 years. Before this time, mental illness was something that wasn’t part […]

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Constable Pat Swan: His Journey to Personal Wellness

August 30, 2019

I went to bed early. I went into my bag and I pulled out the anti-depressants. I had about 150 of them, and after 4 or 5 hours my body started convulsing…   Find the original video here [ It’s worth clicking through to view the comments ]

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David Blaser: Triumph over Anxiety & Depression

July 24, 2019

My heart began racing and pounding. I had the feeling that I was going to die and I was shaking. My chest hurt. I felt dizzy and that I was out of control. The fear was excruciating. That was 36 years ago. My first anxiety attack. My name is David Blaser. I’m a successful Executive […]

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Derry Bunting: Why Men’s Mental Health?

June 28, 2019

When a successful, prominent and well-known industry leader in the cycling community died from suicide unexpectedly last year, it shocked and surprised most everyone who knew him. Almost no one had any idea of his challenges and deep struggles with mental health. He spoke to few people about what he was facing and had trouble […]

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Kevin Wallace: The World’s Toughest Ride – LIFE.

June 9, 2019

I can remember the exact moment I experienced real sorrow. I was nine years old and my father had succumbed to a brain aneurysm after spending thirty days in a coma. Two weeks previous to his death I had tried out for the AAA Mississauga Reps Hockey and made the team. I shared the news […]

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