America's 9/11 Ride
|Start Date:||Aug 15th, 2014|
|End Date:||Aug 17th, 2014|
|Address:||802 N. Center Avenue |
Somerset, PA 15501
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|Description||America’s 9/11 Ride, the 13th Anniversary
August 15, 16 and 17 2014
(Note: most riders will start their journey on Thursday August 14th 2014 but the official ride starts on August 15th at 7:00am from Highland Harley-Davidson in Somerset, Pa. )
Please visit our website: www.americas911ride.org for starting locations on the14th. There are currently 24 points in 10 states and Canada. (too many to list here) These are places we have set up where groups can meet at a specific time and place to ride together to Somerset, Pa. Many of these groups will be police escorted. A large group leaves from Battlefield Harley-Davidson in Gettysburg, Pa. at 12:45 on Thursday and lunch is provided by Battlefield. All bikes are welcome. There will be guided rides to the Flight 93 Memorial on Thursday afternoon.
This is the 14th annual fully police escorted commemorative motorcycle ride to all three of the September 11th crash sites. It is in remembrance of those who served, protected, lost their lives and to the volunteers of that tragic day. Our ride takes place in August, respecting each site and the survivors, allowing them to mourn during September.
The ride officially starts on Friday August 15th at 7:00am from Highland Harley-Davidson in Somerset, Pa. and rides through the Flight 93 Memorial (but does not stop). Continuing on to Cumberland, Md. (fuel stop for small tank bikes) and regroup at Rocky Gap State Park (bathroom break). Then we travel to the Outlet Malls in Hagerstown, Md. for lunch and fuel. Then the group rides to the DoubleTree (host) hotel in Arlington, Va.
Saturday morning we gather at the Pentagon for a 7:00am departure on our way to NY stopping at the Maryland House (fuel), then at Barb’s Harley-Davidson (lunch & fuel) and Applebee’s in Linden, NJ (for closing ceremonies) before completing our journey to New York City. Once we arrive at the hotel in NY the ride is officially over. On Sunday morning (for those that want to join us) we ride down (police escorted) to the World Trade Center Memorial.
The ride stops about every 70 miles for food and/or fuel. Pre-registration is required!! Get people to sponsor you, raise $250.00 and we will waive your registration fee, raise more and get extra goodies. Solo riders pay a $150.00 registration fee, passenger pays an additional $40.00. This covers lunch and tolls for Friday and Saturday, (keep in mind we go through New Jersey)
The links for our host hotels will be posted on our website. www.americas911ride.org
This is a very well organized ride, it is fully police escorted, we have a “pumper team” to assist at the fuel stops, we have “road captains” spaced every 50 bikes to maintain the ride and they are in communication with each other. We have chase vehicles with trailers to pick up bikes that experience difficulties. We have mechanics & spare parts travel with the ride.
If you cannot do the whole ride, you can join us at one of the stops along the way, (Outlet Mall, Hagerstown, Md.-lunch stop Friday noon. The Pentagon- Saturday morning 6:00 am. The Maryland House (on I 95) fuel stop approx 8:30am. Barb’s Harley Davidson- Mt Ephraim, NJ lunch stop 11:30am. Applebee’s- Linden NJ 3:00pm.
|Host:||America's 911 Foundation|
|Contact:||Roger Flick |
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