26 Bike Riders Make Trek from Newtown, CT to Washington, D.C.
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Newtown resident Monte Frank and Omar Samaha thanked the... News PhotoCivilian,College Park,Cycling,Horizontal,Human Interest,Riding,USA,Washington DCPhotographer The Washington PostCollection: The Washington Post 2013 The Washington PostCOLLEGE PARK, MD - MARCH 12: (L) Newtown resident Monte Frank (organizer of the Newtown bike ride) and (R) Omar Samaha thanked the participating riders at Proteus Cycles where the cyclists took a break. Frank represented the Connecticut riders and Samaha was one of three riders from Virginia Tech who joined the ride in College Park. Samaha's sister Reema Samaha was killed in the VT shooting incident in 2007. A group of 26 riders biked from Newtown, CT to Washington, D.C. for a rally in support of gun control legislation. At a stop in College Park, MD they were joined by 3 riders from a team honoring the Virginia Tech shooting victims. Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images