Bowling Green Ride of Silence - May 17, 2017 - 6:30PM

The Bowling Green Ride of Silence will be held on May 17 starting and ending at City Park.  The ride will be slow-paced (12 mph Max.) covering ~7 miles.  We will be escorted by the Bowling Green Police Department and BGSU Campus Police on route.  Helmets are required. This event is free and open to the public.  No registration necessary.

We will depart promptly at 7PM so please arrive 6:30~6:45PM.  During the ride, we will pause at First United Methodist Church in memory of Eric Ramlow who was killed in 2016 while riding on Sand Ridge Road.  We will also remember and honor Tom SantoroSierah Joughin, Douglas KaniaMatthew Billings, James LambertEmilee Gagnon, Harvey Bell III, Andy Gast, Jimmy Hughey, Jeff Roth and others prior to the start of the ride.  This is a community event supported by the We Are TrafficMaumee Valley Adventurers, Bowling Green Safety Commission, Toledo Area Bicyclists and Bike 4 A Better BG.

Contact Linda Kidd by email or call 567-703-6378 for any additional details.

Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph) in  honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. There is no brochure, no sponsors and no registration fees.  The ride, which is held during Bike Safety month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a  legal right to the public roadways.