Ride of Silence - May 15, 2013 – 6:45PM
The National Ride of Silence will be held on May 15th and a local ride will be organized starting and ending at the UT Parking Lot 1 North, located at the corner of Bancroft and North Towerview Blvd. The ride will be slow-paced (12 mph Max.) covering 7.8 miles. Riders will be escorted by Toledo City Police, Ottawa Hills Police and UT Police on route. Helmets are required. This event is free and open to the public. No registration necessary.
The ride will depart promptly at 7PM so please arrive early. During the ride, riders will pause at Ottawa Hills HS in memory of Dave Larabee, killed on his way home from work in 2005, Toledo Children’s Hospital in memory of Dr. Stephen Snedden, killed while biking along River Road in Perrysburg Township, and Ottawa Park in honor of Robert Brundage. We will honor many others prior to the start of the ride.
For more details contact Keith Webb (email@example.com) 567-225-4032 or visit http://biketoledo.com/events/ride-silence/
Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. There is no brochure, no sponsors and no registration fees. The ride, which is held during Bike Safety month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. You can find out more about this worldwide campaign at www.rideofsilence.org.