THE RIDE OF SILENCE WILL NOT BE QUIET
Tomorrow, May 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM, the 11th Annual Ride of Silence will begin in North America and will roll across the globe.
Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.
Here in the City of Radford, we’ll be hosting our 7th Annual Ride of Silence, an effort that was started when friend and fellow cycling advocate and enthusiast, Fess Green, was hit by a motorist and died from his injuries. A Ghost Bike is placed at the site of the tragic accident each year a week or so before the ride.
It’s a solemn, thought provoking event, and an incredibly powerful ride.
In the next day or so, I’ll be posting a summary of this year’s ride. Be sure to look for a Ride of Silence event in your area and check out this link to last year’s post for more information.