Ride to the Wall

Another glorious day for the 6th annual running of the “Ride to the Wall

This annual ride brings motorcyclists from near & far together to attend a memorial service on the steps of the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum on the first Saturday in October, in order to remember those who can no longer ride by our side. The event has also highlighted the immense generosity and kindness of the wider motorcycling community, and has gone a long way to bringing together motorcyclists and members of the wider community who share similar values, and as part of this experience has broken down barriers. It has also increase awareness of the National Memorial Arboretum to a larger audience, and in doing so has allowed those that may not have already done so, the opportunity to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

It was an excellent day, where I managed to meet up with some old comrades, it is hard to believe that this bunchh of old codgers was once a lean mean fighting machine.

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My oh so subtle Harley trying to blend in with the other bikes at the Leicester Forest East starting point.

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Trust the Parachute Regiment to have the most impressive memorial in the park Happy

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and if we go back 30 odd years we have …..

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