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 18, 2016
Cocoa Riverfront Park
4.7 Mile Loop – Slow Paced
Cost: FREE – All welcomed
Please join the Space Coast Freewheelers for the inaugural Ride of Silence in Brevard County, Florida on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. This silent ride will honor cyclists who have been killed or injured by motorists.
As Ride of Silence participants we can help to raise awareness among motorists that bicyclists have the same rights to roadways as motorists. Numerous bicyclists have been seriously hurt or killed by motorists 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 18, 2016. Meet at 6:00 PM. Rollout at 7:00 PM.
Where: Cocoa Riverfront Park, North side at large open field.
Route: 4.5 mile mostly-flat loop through communities of S Cocoa and N Rockledge (slow paced, single file, silent commemoration). Little or no talking requested in respect for the fallen. The route map can be found at https://www.strava.com/routes/4173750
Registration: There is no cost for the ride, but you will need to sign a waiver at the start of the ride. Simply 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.