20160717 - Cycle Across Illinois (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Bikers take a moment during a ceremony in Woodstock paying tribute to former McHenry County Deputy Dwight Maness, who died on Sept. 14, 2015. The bikers finished up the final leg of the 12th annual Cycle Across Illinois at the McHenry County Sheriff's office in Woodstock Sunday, July 17, 2016. the four -day bike ride recognizes law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. The ride started in Alton then traveled through Tremont, Joliet and Lombard among other areas before finishing in Woodstock. The goal of the event is to honor fallen officers and raise awareness for IL C.O.P.S. (Illinois Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors), an organization that assists surviving families. One officer who is being honored this year is former McHenry County Deputy Dwight Maness, who died on Sept. 14, 2015.