Blessing of the bikes

Al Bankert, left, chaplain of the Rolling Saints, blesses a motorcycle during the Blessing of the Bikes at Battlefield-Harley-Davidson on Sunday.

Several hundred motorcyclists gathered Sunday at the Battlefield Harley-Davidson east of Gettysburg for the annual blessing of the bikes.

Bikers began arriving before 9 a.m. on the sunny morning in advance of the 11 a.m. Christian ceremony.

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