Marines, sailors get revved up for motorcycles

The growl of motorcycle engines ripped through the morning air and pistons fired as riders with helmets pulled into the parking lot of a barracks here, Feb. 15.

The Marines and sailors assembled at the barracks to meet with Staff Sgt. Shannon J. Zigan, the new motorcycle safety representative for 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, to discuss future events and their shared love of motorcycles. 

The battalion's command wanted to encourage motorcyclists to ride together more often so they can apply safe practices into their riding.

“Next month on the 22nd, I’m planning on possibly doing a car and bike show,” Zigan explained to the Marines before him. “It’s going to be a spring safety event, but it’s not just going to be motorcycle related. I might get some of the motorcycle-police riders out in town and some of the other local companies to come and give you guys some ideas of what to do.”

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