Shelby bikers head to Coast on safety ride

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Soldiers from a training unit at Camp Shelby Friday celebrated the conclusion of an advanced motorcycle safety course by taking a ride to the Gulf Coast.

The trip from Hattiesburg Cycles to Biloxi and back by members of the 158th Infantry Brigade wrapped up required motorcycle safety training that took place Wednesday and Thursday at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Facility.

About 100 riders participated in the event, including troopers from the Mississippi Highway Patrol and members of about a half-dozen civilian motorcycle clubs.