14th Annual Toledo Ride of Silence - May 17, 2023 - 6:30PM

Our 14th Annual Toledo Ride of Silence will be held on May 17 starting and ending at the University of Toledo Area 1 North located off Bancroft Street and North Towerview Blvd.  The ride will be slow-paced (12 mph Max.) covering ~8 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

Join us to honor Robert Rausch, Dennis LooWinston Autry. We will also remember and honor John FlaminioRonald ChamberlainLewon TalleyDr. Mark WladeckiTom SantoroEric Ramlow, Douglas Kania, Sierah JoughinMatthew Billings, James LambertEmilee Gagnon, Harvey Bell III, Andy Gast, Mark Slupecki, Adam Little, Jimmy Hughey, Jeff Roth, Michel Kabwasa and others prior to the start of the ride.  This is a community event supported by the Maumee Valley AdventurersMaumee Valley Wheelmen, Toledo Bikes and Toledo Area Bicyclists.

For more details contact Keith Webb (keith@wearetraffic.org)  567-225-4032.

Note that the starting location at Towerview and Bancroft, Parking Area 1 North (access off Bancroft)

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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Event flyers for distribution:
Event Flyer - 8.5" x 11" (Letter Size)