First Annual Doug Bennett Memorial Run

Phoenix to Prescott/Sedona Arizona

May 2000

Doug on Prescott ride in October 1999

This ride celebrated the life of one of our lost and special friend, Doug Bennett. Doug lost his life in a fatal motorcycle accident in December 1999 in the Phoenix metro area.  Doug's brother John and sister-in-law Shelley traveled from Washington state to attend the ride on Doug's Vmax, and release his ashes in a special ceremony along the route.

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Group at breakfast


Another breakfast shot Gas stop.
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Gas stop.


Group arrival in Jerome Drug store cowboys? Nope, the Vmax gang.
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Tina checking to see if Josh has what it takes to ride a Vmax. Stay tuned for the results!


Group at dinner The Bennett's and friends
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Jerry Ferguson and Bert  Wank toast


John Bennett talks about his brother Doug at hillside ceremony overlooking the Sedona valley


The group remembers Doug with a moment of silence
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John performs the ceremony with his brother ashes


Group at Lunch in Jerome Lunch in Jerome
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A few of the group members leave the next morning for Sedona


Bert and Suzy shake it on the dance floor Group riding in Sedona
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Sexy Brad Thomas Vmaxers cool off in Oak Creek Canyon's slide rock


Group riding in Sedona
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Group riding in Sedona


Group arrival in Jerome
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Gassing up


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Stop on side of road to wait for all riders


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