I did rolling thunder many many years ago before it really got to the point it's at now. Even if I could not ride for one reason or another living in Baltimore afforded me the opportunity to watch the parades of bikes on the way. Either way I was always in all at the sight of the event, the out pouring of support. Its allways been a very moving experience.
Still one of the things in my bucket list is to do Rolling Thunder and to pay my respects to all the vets! Even though I'm Canadian I have such a great respect for all US Vets and I wish my country did something like Rolling Thunder!