SnowNow
-5 °C
23 °F
Snow ShowersWed
-5 °C
23 °F
Partly CloudyThu
-8 °C
18 °F
Snow ShowersFri
-3 °C
27 °F
Send Us A News Tip

Tuesday June 26th, 2012

Posted at 8:15am

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Hundreds of riders from all over the area – some even coming from Illinois – rode their motorcycles in and around Windsor this past Sunday for the 2nd Annual Bob Probert Memorial Ride.

Family, friends and proud Probert supporters got onto their bikes at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital early in the morning and began to ride out into the county. The police escorted pack was led to the Oldcastle’s Dominion Golf & Country Club as their first stop. The second stop was a ride to the Verdi Club in Amherstburg. From there, the group was on its way to its third stop, the Colchester Bar & Grill in Harrow. After a short rest, the bikers headed out to Lakeshore, into Belle River, to Mr. Biggs’ Restaurant & Sports Bar. Finally, the bikers rode to the WFCU Centre in Windsor, where they were met with a meal and live entertainment.

The bands performed classic rock songs – the first playing a rock version of Flo Rida’s Low. The second band, Destroyer, a KISS tribute band, kept the crowd rock and rolling all night.

It was an evening of great enjoyment for the many that came, and rode, for Bob Probert!

Do You Like This Article?