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Motorcycle Riders Rev Up Hope

Riders hit the road for the fight against Huntington's Disease.

Motorcycle riders revved their engines Saturday for the annual Hope for Huntington's Motorcycle Run. The event began at , in Kinnelon, and ended at Unionville Vineyards, in Ringoes in Hunterdon County.

The Hope for Huntington's Motorcycle Run usually starts and ends at Kosco Harley Davidson, but this is the first year the event was shared with Unionville Vineyards. The race benefits the New Jersey chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Huntington's Disease is a genetic disorder that effects nerve cells in the brain.

Victoria Hess, the regional development manager of the Greater New York & New Jersey area of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, said, “Events like this help raise awareness about Huntington’s Disease and the money raised is used for research to hopefully find a cure.” 

Sponsors for the Hope for Huntington's Motorcycle Run were Kosco Harley Davidson, The West Milford Shop Rite supermarket, Sabrett Hot Dogs, Fancy Heat, Brookbridge Consulting Services Inc. and Gilenson “The Gas Grill Experts” of Livingston.

Some riders started their trek in other parts of New Jersey. The Unionville Vineyards consists of three vineyards, with Unionville being the only one open to the public. 

Kosco Harley Davidson has been a mainstay at its Route 23 South location for many years. The latest Harley Davidson motorcycles including accessories and helmets are available at the facility.

josie June 01, 2011 at 09:29 PM
Thank you for supporting Huntington's Disease and for honoring my family this year.

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