Bike Santa hits the streets to distribute Christmas cheer

Beginning at 10 a.m. every day, Terry Copeland dresses as Santa Claus, hops on his Harley Davidson and cruises around Chillicothe in the hopes of spreading Christmas Cheer.

CHILLICOTHE — Though Santa Claus typically enlists the assistance of Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen for the duration of the holiday time, this yr he is investing in his sleigh for a Harley.

For the second year, Father Christmas can be found spreading vacation cheer on the back of a 2003 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster. Some may identify the Chillicothe indigenous at the rear of the wheel as Jimmy John’s “freaky quickly” shipping and delivery driver and many others just know him as the motorcycle Santa. Regardless of the recognition, Terry Copeland merely desires to make folks smile.

“Previous calendar year, I obtained my motorbike license and the upcoming day I had a coronary heart attack,” Copeland said. “I was finding down on myself and producing people smile is what will make me delighted so which is how it all begun.”