Day: May 5, 2021

Thousands of motorcycle riders get their bikes blessed for the season

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    OAK CREEK, Wisconsin (The Journal Times) — For many motorcycle riders, getting their bikes blessed each year before the riding season is the most important ritual. It’s one of the safeguards bikers use to make sure they’re protected while they’re on the road.

Thousands of riders and their friends and families attended the 36th Annual Original Bike Blessing, hosted by the Road Runners Motorcycle Club, Saturday in Oak Creek.

Music, merchants and motorcycles filled the grounds of American Legion Post 434, 9327 South Shepard Ave. The bike blessing began at about 2 p.m.

The event was canceled last year due to the pandemic, but Ed “Seven” Cassel, member of the Road Runners MC, said the spirits are high now that everyone is back together.

“Most of them, I haven’t seen in about a year now,” Cassel said. He’d been stopped by

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Motorcyclist Jason Herheim said he is used to distracted drivers on the road.

“As an automobile driver daily, I see us doing all kinds of nonsense,” he said, advising, “For my motorcyclist friends, watch out for yourself first.”

Herheim is also the director of Madison College’s motorcycle safety program. He shared some simple steps riders can take to be safer before getting on the road.

“It’s like insurance, it doesn’t matter until it matters and you can’t go back,” he said.

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