UPDATE: Due to heavy road construction on Bancroft, we have moved the starting location to Gateway Area 25, click HERE for map.
The 9th Annual Toledo Ride of Silence will be held on May 16 starting and ending at Gateway Area 25 located adjacent to the University Parks Trail at the University of Toledo (near Secor and Dorr). The ride will be slow-paced (12 mph Max.) covering ~10 miles. We will be escorted by Toledo City Police, Ottawa Hills Police and UT 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 Ottawa Hills HS in memory of Dave Larabee, killed on his way home from work in 2005, Toledo Children's Hospital in memory of Dr. Stephen Snedden, killed while biking along River Road in Perrysburg Township, and Ottawa Park in honor of Dr. Robert Brundage. We will remember and honor Tom Santoro, Eric Ramlow, Douglas Kania, Sierah Joughin, Matthew Billings, James Lambert, Emilee 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 Maumee Valley Adventurers, Maumee Valley Wheelmen, Toledo Bikes and Toledo Area Bicyclists.
For more details contact Keith Webb (email@example.com) 567-225-4032.
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.
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