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FLINT, MI (WNEM) -
The sixth annual Bikes on the Bricks celebration will kick off Friday in downtown Flint and WNEM TV5 is a proud sponsor of the event.
The celebration features all kinds of activities including a stunt show, bike show, police motorcycle skills competition, live bands and much more.
Events get underway Friday with Police training and registration at 10 a.m. Later in the day, a Globe of Death show takes place, featuring cyclists zooming around a steel ball.
Area bands will take the stage each day at the Riverbank Park Amphitheater, including a live performance by Skinny Molly. Skinny Molly is a rock and roll band from Tennessee consisting of former members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot. Skinny Molly will rock out Saturday evening, beginning at 8 p.m.
A police escorted ride kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday morning that starts near the intersection of Miller Road and I-75 and travels west to Elms Road. The ride then heads north to Mt. Morris Road and then east to Irish Road. The escorted ride then heads back west, eventually finishing on South Saginaw Street at the Flint River.
Also, the police motorcycle skills competition features over 70 police departments from around the country.
There are also numerous other events taking place.