Nearly 500 Cleveland bikers ride to ‘Back the Blue’

News

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Bikers rode to the “Back the Blue” Sunday morning in Cleveland.

Kickstands went up at 11:30 a.m. Upwards of 500 motorcycles took part in this second annual run.

Bikers started in Berea and rode to a memorial service at the Peace Officers Memorial in downtown Cleveland.

Sunday’s event had a cost was $20 per rider .

The event benefited the family of Cleveland police Detective James Skernivitz, who was killed in the line of duty in September.

Other proceeds will support Cleveland’s annual “Shop with a Cop” event.

The ride was organized by the group Cleveland Bikers for Charity. The organization is planning several other charity rides this summer.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral