Stories tagged with: Bikers

January 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
25 weeks 1 day ago

The Finks Harley Davidson third annual Chili Cook-Off brought out large crowds to South Zanesville on Saturday.

More than 100 people came out to sample more than 20 different chilis from all over the city. There were both old and new contestants this year, including a few first timers.

"Me and my partner here we went around super markets asking for tips and advice from strangers and Busch's Baked Beans that's the trick and we just stuck together," said Clayton Gillespie...

November 2, 2013 - 5:36pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

The 17th annual Motorcyclists for Kids Toy Ride took place in the parking lot of the Colony Square Mall on Saturday.

Biker groups from all over the county came together to raise money for Christmas toys in partnership with the Salvation Army. Some bikers brought in gifts while others gave monetary donations.

"Oh my goodness it's amazing because last year it was over like three or four thousand dollars, so that helps us be able to buy toys," said Salvation Army...

May 23, 2013 - 6:27pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

The Rushing Wind Biker Church's Biker Fest is coming up June 7-9. The annual event was started 11 years ago as a way to bring the community, local clubs and ministries together.

"It's a weekend where we invite all of the bikers and surrounding community to come and be a part of a great weekend of guest speakers and some great music," said Michael McGuire, Pastor at Rushing Wind Biker Church.

There will be bikers riding into Zanesville from Kentucky, the Carolinas,...

April 14, 2013 - 5:50pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

The 2013 Bike Show displayed all different types of motorcycles inside Colony Square Mall, including classic models and newer Hondas, Harley's, and BMW's.

"Just to draw attention to the people. Some of the bikers think they're not good enough to go to church just because they've got tattoos or long hair and we want to show them that everybody needs to go to church. We're trying to touch the people that don't think that they're good enough to go is really what it is," said...

November 6, 2010 - 6:03pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

Bikers are revving up for a good cause, despite the cold weather.

Rushing Wind Biker Church hosted its 14th Annual Motorcyclists for Kids Toy Ride Saturday afternoon in the Colony Square Mall parking lot. There 150 bikes on display and more than 200 people turned out to raise money for the Salvation Army. The local pastor says the church works with the organization to help underpiriveleged children in the tri-county area.

"It has been a struggle because of the economy...

July 17, 2010 - 9:15pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is calling their first "Ride for the Red" event a success.

More than 40 bikers from across the area showed up this afternoon to travel for four hours through parts of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties. Randy Ritchason of Nashport says he enjoys riding for one reason.

"Just the freedom...the freedom to ride. You enjoy the scenery. You don't just jump in your car and just go for a ride. You jump on the bike and you just kind of...

July 12, 2010 - 6:51pm
4 years 2 days ago

A group of disabled veterans are biking almost 40 miles a day.

They passed through Zanesville late this morning on their way to Cambridge. It's a journey, titled "Sea to Shining Sea," that started almost 2 months ago at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and will take the group of 30 to Virginia.

"This ride has basically been momentum. We started off as a group of strangers. Most of us were injured veterans, and as we've gone from state to state, from...

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