Arapahoe County, Colo. - Hundreds of motorcycle riders gathered at Red & Jerry's Saturday afternoon to honor Claire Davis, the 17-year-old killed in the shooting at Arapahoe High School. The idea was created by BikerDown.Org on Facebook and quickly spread through the community.
"Look at this, this is a community coming together," said Darrell Killmer, a biker who came to show his support.
Even though she's not his child, Killmer knows how easily Claire Davis could have been.
"I've had five kids graduate out of Arapahoe High School, that's my high school," Killmer said.
It's why he attended the memorial ride. This tragedy has not just hit close to home, it has torn a hole right through it.
"It's impossible to say what it feels like. It's just a hurt, a loss and you try to fill that loss with recovery and love, that's all you can do," Killmer said.
It's the message Killmer and hundreds of other bikers spread through the streets as they rode in honor of the 17-year-old and the entire Arapahoe Community.
"How can you not come out and say, 'We're with you,'" said Deb Stephenson.
In the coming weeks and months as this community continues to heal, they will continue to pull together. They will continue to spread that love so Claire's family knows even though she's no longer here, they are.
"No child,much less a family, should have to go through this. No child should go out of the world like this, it's just heartbreaking," said Ted Zeringue.
Organizers also collected donations which will go to the Davis family.