Man and his best friend hit the road to raise awareness for service dogs

Ron Storms - with his black Lab Onyx in the trailer - are on their way to Pennsylvania in a cross-country bike trip to raise awareness about service dogs. (Submitted photo).

VALE – At 48, Ron Storms is in pretty good physical shape.

That’s important since Storms is riding across the United States on a mountain bike, towing a trailer for his black Lab dog, Onyx.

Storms and Onyx, along with companion Meghan Shreiner at the wheel of a pickup truck, set out from Lincoln City last month, heading for . . .