MOSCOW, July 20 (RIA Novosti) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has taken part in the Minsk-2009 bike festival, leading the parade on a Harley Davidson, the BELTA news agency reported on Monday.
Some 800 bikers took part in the parade, held in the Belarusian capital over the weekend of July 17-19.
During the festival, Lukashenko was given a denim jacket bearing a biker emblem. The Belarusian leader was accompanied by his pre-school age son, Nikolai as he led the parade.
Lukashenko, 54, is often portrayed by Belarusian media taking part in sporting events, including ice hockey, skiing, roller-skiing, and bicycling.