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Who is Biker Bob? And why does a bottle full of his ashes keep washing up on the beaches of Vancouver Island?

When Bethany and Caleb Harding were walking along China Beach on Vancouver Island in 2016, the last thing they expected to find was a message in a bottle. It said, “Biker Bob. If you find me, turn me loose.”

Also in the bottle: Bob’s ashes.

On the back of the message, another note was scribbled in newer ink:  “It seems like Bob was the type of guy who enjoyed a drink. I took him out for a beer, you should do the same.”

Throughout 2016, the bottle washed ashore (at least) three times. Each time, a different person took Bob out for for a celebratory pint, then tossed him back to sea.

But who was Biker Bob? And how did he end up travelling the West Coast in a bottle?

Biker Bob’s Posthumous Adventure follows the bizarre mystery of Biker Bob and his afterlife visits across Vancouver Island. It’s a truly remarkable story, with twists and turns  - about a man on a motorcycle, a group of strangers who became friends and the enduring power of love.

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