Thousands get revved up for Toys for Tots motorcycle ride

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CHICAGO – Thousands of bikers showed up for the annual Toys for Tots motorcycle ride Sunday morning.  It's not only one of the largest motorcycle events in Chicago, but in the country.  It was surely a sight to see – and hear.

With a rev of the engine and a release of the clutch, the bikers were off for their annual ride up Western Avenue to deliver toys for children in need.

Governor Bruce Rauner was on hand for the annual event. He didn't want to talk politics, but Santa Claus himself was there and promised Illinois a generous gift, a new state budget!

Organizers say this was the largest turnout the scene they've seen for the annual event.