Join us on May 18th, rain or shine, for the fourth annual Ride of Silence Boston. We pay tribute to our fellow riders killed in collisions with motor vehicles with a silent procession. We ride slow, less than 12 mph. The route will take us through the Back Bay starting from Government Center, where we will gather, and return. Total mileage is about 5.
The Charles River Wheelmen (CRW.ORG) are sponsoring the event for the second year in a row and will supply some special yellow T's. Otherwise, wear white or yellow with black trim or armband if you've got it. Helmets please and blinkies appreciated. Gather at Boston City Hall South Plaza - Bill Russell Statue - at 6:45 pm for a 7:00 orientation, departure shortly thereafter.
This event makes a difference. Last year we received terrific support from so many in the city. Thanks to Mayor Walsh and his team who have continued and increased the work done by Mayor Menino to improve the city for bike riders. Others who were crucial to our success were Captain Danilecki, Lt. Ridge, Officer Donovan, Lisa Lamberti, everyone at Boston Bikes. And of course all the riders!
All in all this is a small event, but one with a big message. Cyclists are entitled to use the roads. We ask that motorists accept that we are here, pay attention to bike riders and share the road with us.
1 City Hall Sq
Boston, MA 02109
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