Motorcyclists Remember 9/11 – The Best Stories About the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

Thousands to Ride in 9/11 Motorcycle Parade Sunday
“Daddy I miss you, I love you so much. You will always be my hero. I hope I get to see you in heaven. Please don’t forget me, I promise not to forget you.”

9/11 Motorcycle Pilgrimage Soggy and Frustrating
Sometimes a pilgrimage is a blessed, gentle journey. Other times it’s an unforgiving motorcycle ride in brutal…

9/11 Memorial Motorcycle Ride To Ground Zero
Chicago firefighter Tom Maloney rushed to Ground Zero to aid the New York Fire Department’s efforts on September 11, 2001. A year later, Maloney, who spent 12 days working in New York in the immediate aftermath of the attacks, felt the need for some outlet to cope with the memories of the experience that still haunted him…

Where Were You on 9/11/2001 – Total Motorcycle
I remember waking up and watching the news after hearing on the alarm radio that it had happened. I was facilitating a fund raising course for United Way volunteers that afternoon and my co-facilitator and I couldn’t keep the tears in check, a whole lot of hugging and eye drying went on that day. Took several days to get over the anger, anguish and general feeling of helplessness that came with it all…

Friday Not a Typical Day for Shanksville Volunteer Fire Station
The phalanx of weathered, leathered bikers showed up around 2 p.m., snaking up the hillside until reaching their destination, the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Station. NBC and Al-Jazeera TV crews showed up shortly afterward, hoping to interview the chief…

Motorcyclists Gather For 9/11 Tribute Ride
In Newburgh, the group will stop at Orange County Choppers, home of the Discovery Channel’s “American Chopper,” for the International Association of Firefighters Motorcycle Group’s national rally. From there, the ride continues into New York City on Sunday.By that point, about 5,000 motorcyclists are expected to be riding together to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Manhattan…

The Latest News About Motorcyclists on This 9/11

Photo by Thomas A. Franklin – The Record

  • Thousands of motorcycles: Motorcade observes 9/11 – On Sunday, Sept. 11, the 10th anniversary of terrorist strikes on the United States, there will be 3,000 to 4,000 motorcyclists from all over Connecticut and surrounding states gathering in Norwalk for The CT United Ride. The bikers will form a motorcade that will pass northbound on Route 7 through Wilton from Norwalk all the way to Route 107 in Georgetown. Wilton police will close Route 7 to …
  • Firefighters riding motorcycles to New York to honor 9/11 victims – Six people from central Kentucky are riding to New York.
  • Mayfield Heights patrolman and hundreds of riders overcome with emotion during three-day trip to three 9/11 crash sites – It was a long one, but it was worth it for the hundreds of officers and civilians who participated in America’s 9/11 Ride this year.
  • Firefighters Across America Ride In Memory Of 9/11 – As we approach 9/11, thousands of firefighters from across the country are hopping on motorcycles to make it to New York City for the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
  • Local firefighters ride for 9/11 victims – Las Vegas firefighters revved their motorcycles for the fallen firefighters of 9/11.
  • Utah bikers honor 9/11 victims with memorial ride – Utah bikers honor 9/11 victims with memorial ride By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Published Sep 10, 2011 09:01PM MDT Ogden • Patriotism came in black leather chaps for Ken and Stephanie Falan, who joined more than 1,000 bikers Saturday for a memorial ride marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Before the deep-throated rumble of Harley-Davidson engines began for a …
  • 9/11 riders pause in Hagerstown area on way to Pentagon – The approximately 2,500 motorcycles participating in The America’s 9/11 Ride stopped in the Hagerstown area Friday for lunch and refueling. They began to arrive at Hagerstown Premium Outlets shortly after 11 a.m. At 11:20, some of the motorcylists were refueling at the Exxon station on Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65). Otehrs were being directed into the parking lots at Premium Outlets for lunch. The …
  • Bound for Ground Zero: Ottawa’s Wamplers join 9/11 motorcycle pilgrimage – With Ottawa firefighter Adam Wampler and his wife, Kristen, in the lead on their Harley-Davidson Street Glide, 89 motorcycles rumbled from the Starved Rock Harley-Davidson parking lot in Ottawa Wednesday morning on a pilgrimage to Ground Zero in New York
  • Staten Islanders remember loved ones lost on 9/11 – Events commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center
  • Motorcyclists Gather For 9/11 Tribute Ride – Hundreds of New Hampshire firefighters from across the state are expected to take part in a motorcycle ride to commemorate the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
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