Recent News and Updates

Keeping you up to speed with our BC Bike Ride & other related stuff.

Boomer Caps and Christmas Shoeboxes

On Monday, October 30th 2017, a group of ladies who knit Boomer Caps and dolls for children gathered at the Comox Pentecostal Church in Comox.  One of the women involved has knit over 25,000 Boomer Caps since 2006!  The group of Boomer's joined with Samaritan's Purse...

Boomer’s Legacy and Hero Works Together Again

What a great group of photos of a great group of people doing great work.  Wish I could have been there!   Way to go everyone - what an awesome project. Special thanks to John Penner of John's Photography for sharing his images. All the best and thank you...

MyComoxValleyNow – Boomer’s Ride Wraps Final Year

Plans are in the works for a new event to support Boomer’s Legacy on Vancouver Island. The 10th and final Boomer’s Ride from Comox to Victoria wrapped up on Sunday. Boomer’s Legacy is named after Andrew ‘Boomer’ Eykelenboom, a military medic from Comox who was killed...

CHEK News: Boomer’s Legacy BC Bike Ride

All 100 riders were serenaded by bagpipes as they left Courtenay Civic Cemetery Saturday morning bound for Nanaimo tonight and Victoria tomorrow.    “It’s just beautiful and just look at this day” said Maureen Eykelenboom. “How can you ask for anything better?”  ...

Ever wonder how the funds we raise are being spent?

Boomer's Legacy has donated $20 000 towards the following two projects via our friends at HeroWorks: Power to Be: The idea behind this non-profit is simple and powerful: help children, youth and adults living with a barrier or disability to explore their limitless...

Boomer’s Legacy final BC bike ride rolls out in June

The 10th anniversary Boomer’s Legacy BC bike ride will depart from 19 Wing Comox on Saturday, June 10 for the final time. The fully supported two-day cycling experience - 240 km from the graveside of Cpl Andrew “Boomer” Eykelenboom in the Comox Valley to provincial...

2017 Rider Instruction Sheet – Important Info!

Dear 2017 Boomer’s Legacy British Columbia Ride Participant, Our 10th Annual Boomer’s Legacy British Columbia Ride is just over 2 weeks away! Thanks again for signing up and know that in doing so you are helping us help our soldiers help others.  Whether this is your...

3 Week Update

Hello all registered riders in our 10th Anniversary Boomer's Legacy British Columbia Bike Ride, We hope you're putting in some time in the saddle, since we're now only 3 weeks away from our event. We've been getting a lot of questions via our website and e-mail, so we...

Dealing with Cash Donations Towards Your Ride

Wondering how to deal with cash donations or pledges towards your BLBC2017 ride? Brieanne White from Support Our Troops has the answer for you below.* *Please note that you can view and download the Pledge Sheet in PDF Format at the bottom of this post. For riders...

Boomer’s Legacy BC Ride promo video

Over the past 9 years the Boomer's Legacy British Columbia Bike Ride has grown into something truly inspiring. Both for the good it has helped do in this world, and for the lifelong relationships that have been formed on the road between Comox and Victoria. Many...