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Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released)

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Motorcycle riders from Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated, March 4, in the first Motorcycle Mentorship Ride of 2016. After a safety brief, riders departed Patrick AFB en route to Daytona Beach to explore Bike Week and as a method of motorcycle training. The 45th Space Wing plans to host motorcycle mentorship rides throughout 2016 to exercise motorcycle riding skills at all levels. The rides provide an opportunity for experienced riders to mentor newer riders and foster camaraderie among all participants. For more information about upcoming rides and the Motorcycle Mentorship Program, contact the 45th Space Wing Safety Office at (321) 494-7233.

The following dates and routes are scheduled for the remainder of 2016 calendar year:

May 19: Guided tour through Cape Canaveral Air Force Station with optional lunch; route will be determined as date approaches

July 21: Nova Road loop; optional lunch at F. Burton Smith Regional Park

Oct. 14: Ride will complement the start of the 2016 Biketoberfest