Riverside, California 92504
The 2024 West Coast Thunder Memorial Day Motorcycle Ride is the largest Memorial Day motorcycle ride west of the Mississippi. Each year, thousands of riders come out to pay tribute to the men and women of our military who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Note the West Coast Thunder parade is escorted by local law enforcement, including the CHP.
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2023 W. Coast Memorial Ride Details
On Memorial Day, around 7,500 riders fill Indiana Avenue in Riverside to watch or ride in the West Coast Thunder each year. And this is enough to fill four highway lanes for two entire miles.
Next, this police-escorted motorcycle ride starts at Riverside Harley-Davidson. And the fee is $60.
2022 West Coast Thunder Ride Information
Due to the pandemic, the West Coast Thunder will not happen in 2021. And the 2022 date will be May 30th. Next, the information below is from before the cancellation.
As always, the West Coast Thunder will be held on Memorial Day. Annually, there are approximately 7,500 motorcyclists on Indiana Avenue in Riverside.
Next, Riverside Harley-Davidson is the starting location for the ride. Notably, there will be over two miles covered in four lanes of riders. Also, there will be a police escort for the bike run.
Proceeds from the ride will benefit monument construction and other services at the Riverside National Cemetery. Also, you can get more details on the West Coast bike run at https://www.facebook.com/WestCoastThunder/.