A call to bikers: join Poppyscotland’s Ride of Remembrance
Poppyscotland is calling for bikers to get involved in a special Ride of Remembrance in Edinburgh this weekend.
On Sunday (11 October) around 200 motorbikes, scooters, trikes and quads are expected to take part in the 2015 Ride of Remembrance, organised by Poppyscotland supporter group War Torn Troops Remembered (WTTR). The event is open to all bikers.
Departing from Straiton Park & Ride at 9am, the convoy will travel to the city, congregating at the Scots American War Memorial in Princes Street Gardens West where, at 10.30am, a Remembrance service will take place. A pipe band will play and there will be a collection for Poppyscotland.
This will be the fourth year that the biking community has come together to pay tribute to Servicemen and women who have lost their lives. In support of Poppyscotland’s current work with members of the Armed Forces community, WTTR has raised £12,615 for the charity since 2012 through this annual event and other year-round fundraising activity.
Bikers wishing to take part can find out more and register in advance by emailing email@example.com There is a registration fee of £5 with all proceeds being donated to Poppyscotland.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the service in Princes Street Gardens West.