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Ride of Silence - Virtual

  • 20 May 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wherever you are


  • On May 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM, the Ride of Silence will traverse and unite the globe as nothing before it.

    Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road with motorists, the motoring public often isn't aware of these rights, and sometimes not aware of the cyclists themselves.

    In 2003,Chris Phelan organized the first Ride of Silence in Dallas after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was hit by the mirror of a passing bus and was killed. (Read the full history here...)

    The Ride of Silence is a free ride that asks its cyclists to ride no faster than 12 mph, wear helmets, follow the rules of the road and remain silent during the ride. There are no registration fees. The ride, which is held during National Bike Month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also a chance to show respect for and honor the lives of those who have been killed or injured.


Ride of Silence

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 

7:00 PM - Worldwide 

(always the 3rd Wednesday of May)

More Information:  http://www.rideofsilence.org/main.php

For many years, at 7:00 PM on the third Thursday of May, Sussex Cyclists and other Lower Delaware Riders have take part in the worldwide "Ride of Silence to honor and remember the family and friends we who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.

This year things will be a little different.  National organizers are promoting a Virtual Ride.   

Register today for the 2020 Virtual Ride of Silence.  Then plan your ride to start at 7:00 PM on May 20,  for a distance of approximately 8-12 miles.  By registering we can let the national organizers know that Sussex Cyclists as well as other riders in this area support their efforts to keep this ride alive. 


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