2017 Rolling Thunder

Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participate in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participate in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Raindrops rest on the windshield of one of the nearly 300 American Legion Riders that participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Raindrops rest on the windshield of one of the nearly 300 American Legion Riders that participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
An American Legion Rider is reflected in a rain covered side mirror. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
An American Legion Rider is reflected in a rain covered side mirror. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
A Legion Rider waits near his bike following a spell of heavy rain before the start of Rolling Thunder. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
A Legion Rider waits near his bike following a spell of heavy rain before the start of Rolling Thunder. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Army emblems are prominently on display of the vest and helmet of Legion Rider Mike Nicholas. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Army emblems are prominently on display of the vest and helmet of Legion Rider Mike Nicholas. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
An attendee walks past the thousands of motorcyclists riding in Rolling Thunder. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
An attendee walks past the thousands of motorcyclists riding in Rolling Thunder. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder despite periods of heavy rain in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder despite periods of heavy rain in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The motorcycle parade is cheered on by thousands of onlookers. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The motorcycle parade is cheered on by thousands of onlookers. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The motorcycle parade is cheered on by thousands of onlookers. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The motorcycle parade is cheered on by thousands of onlookers. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The route passed by several famous Washington, D.C., landmarks including the Washington Monument. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The route passed by several famous Washington, D.C., landmarks including the Washington Monument. Nearly 300 American Legion Riders participated in Rolling Thunder in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Rolling Thunder heads toward the United States Capitol building on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Rolling Thunder heads toward the United States Capitol building on Sunday, May 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.