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Governors To Get Their Freak On At "Denim And Leather" Motorcycle Event

Serious badass governors only.

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Governors from across the country are prepared to get down with their bad selves. Tonight's scheduled event at the National Governors Association's annual meeting in Wisconsin is the "governors' motorcycle ride," which will be immediately followed by "entertainment" and "kids games" at the Harley-Davidson Museum. The attire for the event featuring governors and their invited guests is "denim and leather."

According to a schedule for the event, meeting goers will gather on the Milwaukee riverfront "for an evening at the Harley-Davidson Museum." The museum is "home to more than 450 motorcycles and other biking memorabilia" and the night's event will "celebrate all things Americana and biking."

The event will also feature Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker leading "denim and leather" glad governors from around the country on "a motorcycle ride through the streets of Milwaukee."

The full schedule for the weekend can be viewed here. The event's full text is listed embedded below.


All Attendees—Closed to Press Except for Scheduled Media Availability

All meeting attendees will gather on the Milwaukee riverfront for an evening at the Harley-Davidson Museum®, which houses more than 450 motorcycles and other biking memorabilia. The evening will celebrate all things Americana and biking with top-notch entertainment, kids' games and Wisconsin's famous ethnic foods.

Governor Scott Walker will lead governors on a motorcycle ride through the streets of Milwaukee to the Museum. Meeting attendees will welcome the motorcycle riders at approximately 7:15. Attire for the evening is denim and leather.

All attendees should use the shuttle transportation. Schedules will be posted onsite. No parking is available at the event. Governors and spouses not participating in the ride should use the individual transportation provided by the host state.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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