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SOA Memorial Ride
June 9 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
We have been invited to ride along with the Special Operations Association Riders on one of their annual rides to honor those 130 or so SOG operators and aviators who went MIA during the Vietnam War. Our SFA Chapter namesake, Michael May is among that number.
The ride schedule is tentative, but looks like this:
9 June Depart Prudenville, MI and ride to Escanaba, MI. That’s about 259 miles done in 4 to five hours. RON Escanaba, MI
10 June, travel 275 Miles (5 or 6 hours of road time) to Prairie Farms WI, the point of beginning for the official SOAR Ride. 20 rooms reserved at Ameri Vu Inn & Suites, ((715) 246 4606, 814 N Knowles Ave, New Richmond, WI 54017. www.amerivuinnewrichmond.com. The ride check-in is on the 10th. Amor (Red) Surgenor is the ride host.
11 June, Ride to High Ground Veterans Park in Neileville, WI 54456. RON there.
12 June, Ride a loop around Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River about 150 miles.
13 June, Ride to Barron Veterans Park and link up with the American Legion and VFW Honor Guard and a Boy Scout troop. There will be a Memorial Service. We then ride to Red and Sues Home for a cookout then back to the Point of Beginning (70 miles) or leave for your choice of routes home if you prefer.
Here is a YouTube video that was made from the 2019 ride: Ride Video