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Leather and Lace debuted their new motorcycle hearse at Afton's Fourth of July parade

Riding into the afterlife in peace


In a new business venture, Leather & Lace Motorcycle Apparel, in Afton, will be branching off and offering their customers a "ride in peace," once they have reached the end.

Ride in Peace, a new company from Leather & Lace owners Jim Kaempfer and Donna Schndele will offer a motorcycle hearse for memorial services.

"Some people are a little shocked when they first see it, but then they understand what it is," Kaempfer said.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.