SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta VFW are sponsoring a new event called The Ride of the Fallen.  It will be a 40 mile motorcycle ride through scenic Sussex County.  The ride will begin and end at Sparta VFW Post and the Sparta Police Department headquarters parking lots.

Following the ride there will be a barbecue and entertainment at the VFW as well as Best Bike contest to be judged by VFW staff.

The ride will leave at 10 a.m. The cost is discounted for early registration $30 per motorcycle and $20 per family member, $35 and $25 registration at the event. 

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“We are riding to help raise money for Sparta VFW’s massive repairs to continue its support of veterans,” according to a statement by the VFW.  “We are expecting over 100 riders from the local area and their families and friends to celebrate those who served and whom have made the ultimate sacrifice.”

The Sparta post is still welcoming sponsorships and vendors beginning at $100.