2010 Veterans Day Motorcycle Rides

November 10, 2009
Ken Hutchison
Ken Hutchison
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The ulcers keep piling on for the warden of the MotoUSA asylum. With the inmates running rampant around the globe, Hutch has opted to get in on the madness more these days than in years past and is back in the saddle again.

Veterans Ride
Veterans Ride
On Nov., 7th in Fort Hood Texas the Phantom Thunder ride
drew over 1200 motorcycles rode 60-miles from Hood Stadium
to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery outside of
Killeen, TX.

Every year Veterans Day comes and goes without a lot of fan fare. But there is one segment of the general public that often seem to go above and beyond the call of duty and that is the motorcycle community. Veterans Day is considered one of the best dates to hold memorial rides so make sure to get on your bike and support the men and women who have served in the armed forces. But please be careful while you are on the road.

There will be plenty of rides coming up and there are plenty of rides you already missed. We provided a few examples of rides below but a quick bit of research on the web should yield an event in your region. If you can, get out and ride. It’s an excellent way to show your support on this day of remembrance.

It’s important that you are out there, riding and being aware of what Veterans Day represents to you and the people riding around you. Have fun and if you can, thank a Veteran.

Veterans Day Rides
Nov. 11: Harley Museum Salute to Military – Milwaukee, WI
Nov. 11: Rolling Thunder Flag Run – Hot Springs, AR
Nov. 11: Veterans Day Parade Ride – Reno, NV
Nov. 11: Veteran Invasion Ride – Mesa, AZ
Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day Ride – Gaithersburg, MD
Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day Run & Celebration, Long Branch, NJ
Nov. 11: Military Appreciation Ride
Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day Ride – Tigard, OR
Nov.11: Salute to Fallen Heroes – San Antonio, TX
Nov.11: Veterans Day MC Ride – Estacada, CA
Nov.11: 6th Annual Veterans Day Wreath Ride – Honolulu, HI
Nov.11: American Legion Riders 3rd Annual Wreath Ride – Newport Beach, VA
Nov. 11: SAC Veterans Day Ride – Ashland, NE
Nov. 14: Wounded Warriors, Hinesville, GA
Nov. 14: All Patriots Run – DeRidder, LA
Nov. 15: Longest Motorcycle Parade in the USA – Ocala Bikers on Parade, Ocala, FL
Nov. 15: 3rd Annual Bushnell Memorial Ride, Spring Hill, FL
Nov. 15: Veteran’s Day Run, Mobile, AL