Motorcycle ride will raise funds for firefighter charities

The Axemen Motorcycle Club will raise money for firefighter charities on Sunday during their ninth annual ride that starts and finishes at Biker Bob's Motown Harley-Davidson in Taylor, Michigan.

The Axemen are a club of professional firefighters based in Allen Park. The ride is open to the public.

The check-in registration begins at 9 a.m. July 18 at Biker Bob's, 14100 Telegraph Road. The ride departs at noon sharp. Bikers will get a police escort as they travel throughout Wayne County.

Admission is $35 per rider; $55 with a passenger (one bike). Registration includes a ride pin, refreshments, lunch, entertainment, door prizes and possibly a T-shirt.

For more information, contact ride chairman Gary Dell at (313) 806-7044 or Brent Gilbert at (313) 461-7840, or visit www.axemenmc.org.

Sponsors are the Axemen of Michigan, Biker Bob's and Colleen's Irish Pub.