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Veterans, family, friends enjoy fall color ORV ride


September 26, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

LEADING A pack of off-road vehicles on Saturday's color ride for veterans is event organizer Jim Spencer. The ORV train left from Wakefield's VFW Post 9084 to hit nearby trails for fall color viewing. The Western U.P. Trail Advocates sponsored the ride.


WAKEFIELD - Off-road vehicle drivers lined up in Wakefield Saturday for the 5th annual Color Ride for Veterans, which was sponsored by the Western U.P. Trail Advocates.

"You don't have to be a vet," said organizer Jim Spencer of the small fleet departing from VFW Post 9084. "It just started as a fun thing. A lot of people like to go on these rides, but they don't know where to go, so they just follow along."

Spencer said he planned to lead the caravan to a nearby abandoned stretch of Old M-28. He said the ultimate goal was to give riders a view of Pr...

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