Heroes Live Forever

Heroes Live Forever

Four years ago today, the world lost a great man who had dedicated his young life to service. The loss of Craig Birkholz will forever be felt by his family, friends, co-workers, the Fond du Lac community and by thousands of people throughout Wisconsin and the United States, but his service and his sacrifice will never be forgotten. Craig will live forever in the hearts and minds of all of us.

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207 Days

207 Days

That's right, 207 days until the 2015 Tour. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for:

  • New merchandise
  • Features on our riders, survivors and fallen heroes
  • News on the 2015 ride and additional Wisconsin Riders Events
  • Updates on the partnership between the Wisconsin Riders and Wisconsin Law Enforcement Museum of Valor. CEO Jim Palmer was kind enough to share an update at our Pig Roast and we look forward to working with the Museum in the future.
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A Very Special Request

A Very Special Request

"When Kyle was killed in the line of duty he left behind a unborn daughter, Savannah. Now two years old, Savannah has started a police and fire patch collection.  

The Thin Blue Line is an amazing extended family that stretches all across the country. I hope you can send a patch to Savannah for her collection and to help remind her that her extended family will never forget her or her dad."

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A History Lesson

A History Lesson

"....So these 4 officers participated in the Police Unity Tour in 2008.  Eric and Matt rode their bicycles while Don and Nick were on the support team.  Eric said recently, 'It was perfect timing for me to get my health in order and I was in a place at work where I could add another task, I just didn't know it was going to be one of the best things I've ever done in my life.' "

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Welcome to our Website

Welcome to our Website

When I started building the website I hoped to encapsulate what the Wisconsin Riders and the Police Unity Tour are all about for our supporters, friends and family and those who are considering riding in the future.  As I mentioned before,  we all have our stories and reasons for riding but the most important stories to be told are those of the fallen heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Wisconsin Riders and the Police Unity Tour help ensure those stories are never forgotten.

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