Thousands of Harleys roared past Washington's Vietnam Veterans Memorial yesterday in what has become a Memorial Day weekend tradition: the "iron salute" of members of national veterans organization Rolling Thunder. It's a festival of engines, leather, denim and patriotism, reports the Washington Post.
"We're here to pay respect to the names on that wall," said one Vietnam vet. "I was there and it means a lot to me, seeing all these people here to honor that." (Read more Harley-Davidson stories.)