"We pray that today is the day for answers," his mother Barbara said.
Answers that the Sullivan family hope they get sooner rather than later. Brian Sullivan's ride "A Mission for the Missing" is one way to keep his name in the forefront. But it is also a way to help others who are missing.
"We want to raise money to send law enforcement to the missing persons conference in Wisconsin and last year we sent one. This year our goal is to send two," Barbara said.
Brian Sullivan was last seen alive at the Burger King on Chili Avenue in July of 2007. His car was found abandoned in a wooded area off Lettington Avenue. On Saturday, riders will stop here for a special tribute.
"We're having the investigator that we sent to the conference will be speaking there, Jeffrey Branagin, so we are excited about that," Katie Towner said.
Rain or shine, motorcyclists will put their kickstands up and show their support- support that the Sullivans do not take for granted.
"They are coming out to support us and to support Brian and to support other missing persons and it's amazing because most of them are strangers. Most of them don't know us and never knew Brian, but they come out and they are doing this ride. Bikers are such great people," Brian's sister said.
Registration for the ride begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. at the Quaker Steak & Lube on Buffalo Road.
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