Motorcycle ride to Langley honours fallen soldiers

Motorcycle ride to Langley honours fallen soldiers

The public is invited to the seventh annual Ride for the Fallen on June 10.

Lots of motorcycles will be seen in the area of the Derek Doubleday Arboretum on Saturday.

The seventh annual Memorial Ride for the Fallen starts in Vancouver and winds out in Langley at the memorial for Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan which is in the arboretum.

The public is invited to take part in the ride hosted by the Canadian Army Veterans Motorcycle Units (CAV) and the service which is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.

“We will have some Silver Cross Families in attendance for the Memorial Service and invite all residents of Langley and surrounding areas to come out and be a part of this special event as we pay our respects to the Fallen & show our support to the Silver Cross Families whose loved ones paid the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country,” said Barry Drews, national sergeant at arms with the CAV.

The CAV is made up of veterans and supporters who ride side by side saluting the sacrifices from the past, present and future of the Canadian Armed Forces.The ride starts from Trev Deeley Motorcycles at 1875 Boundary Road in Vancouver. Registration starts at 10 a.m. The ride leaves at 11 a.m. up the Trans Canada Hwy #1 enroute to the Derek Doubleday Park off Fraser Highway at 212th Street.

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