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Total confirmed 2016 rides: 444

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Last map update: 09.May.2016 20:50:19.

Arizona
Cottonwood
Contact: Hezekiah Allen   <--Send email
Distance: 5 mi.
Notes: Ride will leave from Riverfront Park at 5:00 PM. A relaxed ride at no more than 12 miles per hour to honor and remember those killed and injured on our roads and highways. Sponsored and escorted by the Cottonwood Bicycle Advisory Committee.
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Green Valley

Contact: Chuck Hill   <--Send email
Distance: Seven Miles
Notes: Meet at the parking lot at the Green Valley Recreation East Social Center for the eleventh local observance of the Ride of Silence at 5:30 PM for light refreshments provided by local volunteers. Our seven mile ride will leave at 6:00 PM and take us on west on Esperanza, north on La Canada, east on Duval Mine Road, and then south on Abrego back to East Center. We will observe the world-wide guidelines for the Ride of Silence and ride at a slow and comfortable pace while conducting the ride in total silence. The ride will be led by local bicyclists and supported with assistance from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers, and the Green Valley Fire District. Helmets are required for riders. The Santa Cruz Valley Area Ride of Silence is endorsed by the Santa Cruz Valley Bicycle Advocate Committee and the Green Valley Bike Hub.
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Prescott

Contact: Paul Katan   <--Send email
Distance:
Notes: Our first Ride of Silence is in response to the tragic loss of a local college student, who died while commuting by bike last year . . . Here is a link to a recent news story about the tragedy: http://dcourier.com/news/2016/mar/05/driver-takes-plea-fatal-prescott-bike-crash/

The ride is being organized by the newly formed Greater Prescott Bicyclists Coalition. The group was organized by leaders of the local road bike and mountain bike clubs, among others, in response to last year's death. The Coalition works to make bicycling an enjoyable, safe and convenient option for recreation and transportation.
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Sedona

Contact: Doug Copp   <--Send email
Distance: 5 miles
Notes: A social Ride of Silence will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, May 18. Meet in the parking lot on the north side of City Hall in West Sedona.
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Sun Lakes

Contact: Craig Degenhardt   <--Send email
Distance: 9 mi.
Notes: This Wednesday evening 18th May arrive before 5:45 PM (for 6 PM sharp departure) at the flags in the Sun Lakes Phase One Country Club parking lot to participate in the International Ride of Silence. It will be a short ride, less than 9 miles, Slow speed less than 12 MPH. in honor of those who have died or been injured while riding their bicycles. "NO TALKING" Memorial Funeral Procession type ride. Please bring head light and tail lights if you have them, bicycle helmet. We will mostly be riding within the Sun Lakes neighborhoods.

Some Sun Lakes residents will be riding in honor of Donald Neu who was killed by a motorist on Riggs Road April 14th Come ride in honor of those you know who have been injured or died while riding bicycles or just to support the living bicyclists. Wear a black arm band for those who have passed, a red arm band for those injured. You can bring and pin the name of the person you are riding for on the back of your shirt/jersey if you want.

After the announcements the Ride of Silence will begin Promptly at 6 PM.
25425 S Sun Lakes Blvd, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248, South of Chandler
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Tucson

Contact: Eric Post   <--Send email
Distance: 10 miles
Notes: The GABA 2016 Ride of Silence sponsored in part by Look: Save A Life

Start time is 5:30 p.m. at Reid Park, Ramada 19 (accessed from Country Club) in Tucson Arizona.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

Senator Steve Farley will have a few words about efforts to legislatively make things safer for cyclists in Arizona.
We will have a safety briefing followed by a brief prayer by Steve Shermett of Beth Sar Shalom.

The ride begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. with police escort from the Tucson Police Department. Helmets are mandatory. We will ride in silence in memory of our fallen cyclists. The route will be North on Country Club, East on Broadway, South on Wilmot, West on 22nd & back North on Country Club. (roughly 8 to 10 miles)

We will return to Ramada 19 at 7:00 pm. There will be refreshments and food and time to gather and visit with one another.


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