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Early morning rain and cold temperatures were offset by a double rainbow to the west of these two motorcycle riders heading south on Hwy 6 toward Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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A young girl rides a mini bike through the crowd in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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Motorcycles of every kind were on display in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013, including this custom-made gem sporting the #13.

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The 'Thong Man,’ also known as 70-year old Paul Nurmi of Hamilton, Ontario, makes his regular appearance on Friday the 13th in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013, wearing a bunny costume over his traditional leopard skins.

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Patti Berry, from Durham, Ontario relaxes on her three-wheeler that she calls ‘Nasty Girl’ in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013. She and her husband Norm Berry have been coming to every Friday the 13th in Port Dover for the past 16 years.

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Patti Berry, from Durham, Ontario relaxes on her three-wheeler that she calls ‘Nasty Girl’ in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 31, 2013. She and her husband Norm Berry, at left with beard, have been coming to every Friday the 13th in Port Dover for the past 16 years.

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Bikes and pedestrians crowd Main Street (and every surrounding street) in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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The Forever Free Motorcycle Hearse was on display with thousands of other bikes in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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Helmets protect the heads of motorcycle riders, but they are also a fashion statement, like this spiked example in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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Bikes of every make, model, color - stock or custom made - were on display by their owners in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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Caitlin Daniel, working for retailer "On The Fringe," sews a Friday 13th patch onto a leather jacket in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013. Between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. she will sew thousands of patches for customers. Motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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Bikes of every make, model, color - stock or custom made - were on display by their owners in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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A 1948 Indian, that is still ridden by its owner, Garth Bevan, from Welland, is parked with bikes of every kind in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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Charlie, a two-year old Yorkshire Terrier, wears his Doggles, while getting carried on the shoulder of his owner, Roni Clark, who was participating in the Friday the 13th festivities in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013 with her husband Andrew.

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Charlie, a two-year old Yorkshire Terrier, wears his Doggles, while getting carried on the shoulder of his owner, Roni Clark, who was participating in the Friday the 13th festivities in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013 with her husband Andrew. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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There was some fantastic detail work on display in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013, including these open valves on a Nimbus motorcycle.

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Plenty of detail work and parts like this mirror were on display by their owners in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013.

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The 'Thong Man,’ also known as 70-year old Paul Nurmi of Hamilton, Ontario, makes his regular appearance on Friday the 13th in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013, wearing a bunny costume over his traditional leopard skins. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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Bikes of every style, and lots of chrome, were on display in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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A long line of motorcycles heads into Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts made the pilgrimage to Port Dover despite the cool weather for the traditional Port Dover Friday the 13th festivities.

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The 'Thong Man,’ or 70-year old Paul Nurmi of Hamilton, Ontario, makes his regular appearance on Friday the 13th in Port Dover, Ontario on Sept. 13, 2013, wearing a bunny costume over his traditional leopard skins.

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