Ride of Silence

"The Ride of Silence is an annual international ride to honor people on
bicycles who were injured or killed while on the road. The ride is slow
and silent and is designed to help raise awareness about sharing the
road."

  • Abe

    When and where does this ride begin?

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Ride Of Silence 2011, East Bay

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From EBBC: The Ride of Silence is a World-wide event held the 3rd Wednesday of each May (since 2003). The intent of this event is to show respect for cyclists who have been killed (including my friend John Greaves, Camino Tassajara – June 2009) or injured in vehicle collisions, support Daneil Greaves (his widow) who […]

Ride of Silence- San Francisco 2013

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Ride with us to honor those who have been injured or killed while cycling. Draw attention to the fact that cyclists are humans moving from one point to another and are vulnerable users of the road, and to help others remember that each of us deserves respect, whether cyclists, pedestrians, or motorists. Please join us […]

Ride of Silence

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From SFBC: Kick-off event 5-6pm, Sports Basement Bryant will include a light hearted memorial, free bike tuning and refreshments. Ride starts at 6pm, slow pace, central route. Riders encouraged to wear clothes that draw attention to the fact that we are humans sharing the road with other users (all white, all black, high visibility). Join […]

Richmond Bicycle Ride of Silence

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From richmondbpac.org: Second Annual Richmond Ride of Silence A somber, slow & quiet ride to honor those who have been seriously hurt or killed while bicycling in Richmond.The ride will traverse areas that the City of Richmond is planning to improve in order to be safer for cyclists. Held during the week following Bike to […]
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A Different Ride of Silence: Rich City RIDES

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Last Thursday, May 18, was the day of the International Ride of Silence. In many cities—26 Californian cities, according to the California Bicycle Coalition—bike riders gathered to commemorate bicyclists and pedestrians who have died in traffic crashes. San Francisco was one such city. So was Richmond. But that city’s Ride of Silence was about a […]