Ride of Silence

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To HONOR those who have been injured or killed
To RAISE AWARENESS that we are here
To ask that we all SHARE THE ROAD

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Village Green Shopping Center in Rockledge
Meetup 6:15 PM – Speakers 6:30 PM – Rollout 7:00 PM
7.5 Mile Loop – Slow Paced
Cost: FREE – All are welcome

Please join the SpaceCoast Freewheelers and the City of Rockledge Police Department for the 2nd Annual Ride of Silence in Brevard County, Florida on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. This silent ride will honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while riding their bicycles on Florida roadways.

As Ride of Silence participants we can help to raise awareness among all citizens that bicyclists have the same rights to roadways as motorists.  Numerous bicyclists have been seriously hurt or killed in Brevard County. They are fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, husbands, wives, friends and co-workers, as well as bicyclists.

This ride is also occurring in many other communities around the world: http://www.rideofsilence.org/locations-domestic.php

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  Meetup at 6:15 PM. Speakers at 6:30 PM. Rollout at 7:00 PM.

Where: Village Green Shopping Center, corner Barton and Fiske (1696 S. Fiske Blvd), Rockledge, FL.

Route: 7.5 mile flat loop through the community of Rockledge, FL (slow paced, single file, silent commemoration). Little or no talking requested in respect for the fallen.  The route map can be found at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19753330

Registration: There is no cost or fee, but all riders must sign a waiver before the start of the ride.
Please pass by the tables in our event start area and sign the waiver.

IMPORTANT: All riders are required to wear an approved bicycle helmet, and have working white headlight and red taillight.

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