from their facebook page:
FINAL DETAILS FROM THE NATIONAL "2 MILLION BIKERS TO DC" TEAM:
Washington DC has DENIED our permit for a no-stop ride through Washington DC. We find this regretful for the residents and businesses of that great city, and humbly offer our apologies. What could have been a one or two hour ride through will now likely be an all day event. We will be obeying all laws. We will be stopping at all stoplights, stop signs, and yielding to all pedestrians.
RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES OF WASHINGTON DC: On behalf of the National "2 Million Bikers to DC" Team, please accept our sincere apologies. We did the right thing and went through the proper channels to secure a no-stop permit to ride through your great city. We wanted to ride an established route, which would have taken us past the Viet Nam Memorial to the Lincoln Memorial, across the bridge into Virginia, and that's it! We would have been completely out of Washington DC, and your city would have been back to normal.
The National Team fully expected our permit to be rejected, and have already drafted a Plan-B. That Plan-B will be posted a little later today once the final details have been bolted down.
We know that California and Texas riders had kicks stands up yesterday. Many other western states have kickstand up today and throughout the weekend.
RIDERS: You are true, blue Patriots and we salute you for your participation in this event! Many of you have taken time off of work to be here. You have freely given of your time, your funds, and your bikes to ride shoulder to shoulder in this event. You have have left your families and your jobs to be here. Those of us who ride come from different clubs, chapters, and organizations. Some of us ride with family and friends and some ride alone. But on September 11th, we ride as one!! We ride to pay tribute and offer respect to those that lost their lives on that day 12 years ago, and to salute our troops engaged in the War on Terror. Riders!...we are the best of the best in America!! Our love for these people and this country is staggering, and we will make a display of Patriotism and solidarity America won't soon forget!!
Riders!...we lift you up to the Lord and pray that His hand and divine protection will ride with you all.
Rubber side down, brothers! See you Wednesday morning!!
Riders, you represent the love of God, Country and Patriots all over. For those of us that are not able to ride with you, our prayers will be with you and we are proud of all of you. Ride safe and God Bless !
Though I cannot ride with you, I will pray for your ride and safe return.
Go with God. I stand with you in spirit. Remember this, Washington State fears your agenda, more than they fear the muslims.
Was 2-million the totle figure? I'm not sure 2-million of us could get through DC traffic in one to too hours.
Passing along an invite I received on Face Book.
Bikers officially invited to join the Justice for Benghazi Rally. Help spread the word.
Let them know how much we want them to join SOS and Patriots4America tomorrow.