Photos by John Lovretta
Above: David Selman, chaplain for the Ransomed Riders of Southeast Iowa, the Burlington chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association, says a prayer for Jeff Lafferty and his motorcycle during the 2023 Burlington Bike Blessing behind the Band Shell in Crapo Park. About 150 motorcyclists gathered on May 6 for the event hosted by Al Nielsen since 2008. Following the blessing, the motorcyclist rode to Mount Pleasant.
Above: A motorcyclist bows his head in prayer during the bike blessing on May 6 behind the Band Shell in Crapo Park.
Above: A group of motorcyclists huddles in prayer at the bike blessing.
Above: About 150 motorcyclists gathered on May 6 for the event.