Wall of noise to send off biker

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Hundreds of motorcyclists created a huge roar as they lined up to give a guard of honour to a popular Rushden biker who died earlier this month.

Martin Nurton, 33, died after he was involved in an accident in Milton Keynes on Friday, September 7.

The funeral procession for Martin Nurton

The funeral procession for Martin Nurton

He ran Horizon Rider Training in the town, teaching hundreds of people how to safely ride bikes.

His funeral took place on Monday, and as a mark of respect hundreds of his friends and family attended.

They met first at the Horizon Rider Training centre to form a convoy behind the hearse as it journeyed to Crownhill Crematorium in Milton Keynes.

There was a celebration of his life back at his training centre after the funeral. Hundreds of bikers revved their engines as the hearse came past their guard of honour.

One rider said: “He was an iconic biker around Milton Keynes and we just want to give him a proper send off.”

See a video of the event website at www.northantstelegraph.co.uk