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Total confirmed 2018 rides: 155

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Last map update: 12.Mar.2018 21:06:22.

Contact: James Dickson   <--Send email
Distance: 8 mi.
Notes: Let's gather in the Croswell lot behind the Adrian District Library in downtown Adrian around 6:30pm. A few words about the growing cycling community in Adrian before we pay tribute to injured and fallen cyclists and hit the road at 7pm for an hour ride led by our friends, the Maple City Wheelers and ReBike Lenawee. Our ride is open to cyclists of all ages, but kids 12 & under need to be accompanied by an adult.
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Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti

Contact: Bob Krzewinski   <--Send email
Distance: 9 mi.
Notes: Joint Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti ROS, 7pm, Recreation Park, Oakwood at Congress, Ypsilanti (map at https://goo.gl/maps/yHJMRpY9Zgy). Ride length of 9 miles at a relaxed pace taking approximately one hour. Cosponsored by the Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (www.aabts.org) and the Program To Educate All Cyclists (www.bikeprogram.org). For more information, including a route map, visit www.bbwypsi.org and click on the ROS button.
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Battle Creek

Contact: Dave Walters   <--Send email
Distance: 10 Miles
Notes: Check out the City of Battle Creek site for more information and updates. Start finish at Willard Beach in Battle Creek. Slow 10mph 10 mile loop led by BCPD and Vice Mayor. Starts promptly at 1900(7pm). Thank you.
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Benton Harbor

Contact: Bjorn Kavanaugh   <--Send email
Distance: 7 miles
Notes: 2018 SWMI Ride of Silence.

From Cycle-Re-Cycle, 300 12th St, Benton Harbor, MI

Pushing off from the Original Cycle-Re-Cycle for a peaceful quiet tour of Benton Harbor & St Joseph Michigan intoner of fallen cyclists & raise awareness for bicycle safety.

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Contact: Christina Vipond   <--Send email
Distance: 7 miles
Notes: Please join the Cadillac Cycling Club for the 2018 Ride of Silence. The event is free and riders of all abilities and ages are encouraged to attend. Registration and helmets are required. Registration will begin at 6:15 pm. Please meet at the Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion.
Please contact the organizer with any questions or if you would like to volunteer.
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Contact: Tracy Besek   <--Send email
Distance: 6 mi.
Notes: Oak Playground - 1601 McMillan St, Dearborn, MI 48128
In Lieu of our regularly scheduled Walk n Roll event, we will ride to honor those that have been injured or killed in bicycle/motorist crashes.
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Contact: Kelli Kavanaugh   <--Send email
Distance: 10 miles
Notes: Start/Finish on Belle Isle. Contact the organizer for full details.
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Grand Rapids

Contact: Mark Schlutt   <--Send email
Distance: 6 miles
Notes: The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition will host the 2018 Ride of Silence in Grand Rapids. The event is free and we encourage all able riders. We will gather at the 6th St. Dam Park on Monroe from 6 to 6:45PM for registration, followed by a riders meeting and our speakers. At 7pm the ride will proceed at a slow pace approximately 3 miles to John Ball Park for a short time of reflection. The ride will then continue back to its starting point via a different route. The entire ride is 6 miles and the route is flat, through the city. We will again have Police Escort and Ride Marshalls to help at intersections. An after-ride social event is being planned this year and details will be announced. Helmets are required. Lights and bright clothing are encouraged.
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Gross Pointe

Contact: Russ St. John   <--Send email
Distance: 10 mi.
Notes: Our Grosse Pointe Ride of Silence is non-traditional. We include the Ride of Silence in the regular Wolverine Sports Club Wednesday night ride. This ride has been an East Side Detroit area staple for 48 years. We've been participating in the Ride of Silence since the beginning, in this manner.
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Harbor Springs

Contact: Christopher Benson   <--Send email
Distance: 8.0 mi.
Notes: Join us for the 11th Annual Ride of Silence – Harbor Springs!!

The 2018 Harbor Springs Ride of Silence will start and finish downtown at the city parking lot of the Harbormaster (250 E. Bay St.) just East of Stafford’s Pier Restaurant. The Harbor Springs Ride of Silence is organized by Christopher Benson who survived being struck by a vehicle in 2007 while riding on an open road.

The ride is FREE and open to anyone with a bicycle and a helmet (*helmets required*). The ride course is approximately 8 miles in and around Harbor Springs. Riders are asked to arrive at the start by 6:30pm for sign in, pre-ride instructions and staging.

Please contact the organizer with any questions or if you wish to volunteer.
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Contact: Mark Hagar   <--Send email
Distance: 7.5 miles
Notes: Due to extensive construction at previous start location, Holland Civic Center, will evaluate whether we need to move to a new location early this Spring. Route will roughly be the same as previous years.

Watch for updates here or contact the organizer.
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Lake Orion

Contact: Becky Osborne   <--Send email
Distance: 4.4-14.7 miles
Notes: Join cyclists WORLDWIDE in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph/20kph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.

Ride is being organized by Holy Spokes Bicycle Works and will be starting and ending at Woodside Bible Church - Lake Orion

Helmets are required, lights are recommended.We will have 3 routes through Orion Township and Downtown Lake Orion.

4.4 Mile Route: This route will be through quiet neighborhood roads, on safety paths, and will not cross any main roads. https://www.strava.com/routes/12049111

9.1 Mile Route: This route will be down gravel trails and safety paths. https://www.strava.com/routes/12049152

14.7 Mile Route: This route will be down safety paths, main roads, and will go through Downtown Lake Orion. https://www.strava.com/routes/12049132
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Lansing - E. Lansing - MSU

Contact: Tim Potter   <--Send email
Distance: 8 mi.
Notes: The Greater Lansing Ride of Silence is proud to be hosting its 11th annual event. It will again be hosted by the TCBA Advocacy Committee & MSU Bikes joining 400+ events annually world-wide that honors and memorializes bicyclists hit and killed or injured by motor vehicles on roadways.

Attendees will once again gather at the Wells Hall courtyard (east side of Wells Hall) no later than 6:00 pm for important instructions and to sign-in, etc. Come earlier to be sure you've signed the waiver, tied on arm-bands (black, if you know someone who was hit and killed; red, if you or someone you know was hit and injured). Participants will then roll off at 6:30 pm. The start time is being bumped earlier again this year to ensure a safer return to campus in more light. Police escorts (bike patrol officers) will accompany the group through the route to help maintain safety and guide us through intersections along the route. This is our planned route.

An after party at a location TBD will commence after our gathering at the State Capital (approx. 8 pm) to celebrate the lives of our fallen fellow cyclists and to support and encourage the TCBA Advocacy Committee and others in the area who are working towards safer streets for bicyclists.

HELMETS REQUIRED! Lights and bright clothing highly recommended for ride home. We will ride in the rain, but our thunderstorm date is Saturday, May 19th, 10 am at same starting point. The route and other details will also be the same.

Event Poster: coming later

Our Facebook event page is here:

Please invite your friends!

Stay tuned to our web site and our Facebook group for updates and more details as the date nears.

Photos and videos from the 2017 event can be seen on our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/252811468497268/

More 2017 Event Photos, Stories:
http://wkar.org/post/ride-silence-honors-bicycle-traffic-fatalities http://wlns.com/2017/05/17/bicyclists-to-take-ride-of-silence-to-honor-fallen-riders/

Media Archives:
Photos from our 2015 event can be viewed here.

Photos from 2014 can be seen here.
Videos can be seen here and here from prior years to give you an idea of what to expect.

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Contact: Ed Jones   <--Send email
Distance: 6-8 miles
Notes: On WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018, at 7 pm, the City of MANISTEE will hold its 4th annual Ride of Silence. The "Ride" will begin at 7 pm sharp from the parking lot at Manistee High School, and after a slow-paced 8 mile ride(approxomate) the "Ride" will end at the same lot. In April, 2016, The City of MANISTEE officially proclaimed "RIDE OF SILENCE DAY", the 3rd Wednesday of May, AND every year, the Ride of Silence will be recognized in the city, by a silent, slow-paced ride to honor those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.
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Contact: Tom Lindrup   <--Send email
Distance: 7.5 miles
Notes: Muskegon Ride of Silence, May 16th 7:00pm
Gather at 6:30pm at Muskegon Farmers Market, 242 W Western Ave.Muskegon,MI 49440 for a short service. Ride will start at 7pm and will last approximately one hour at a slow leisurely pace. Helmets are required and lights are recommended
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Spring Lake

Contact: Christian Miller   <--Send email
Distance: 7.5 mi.
Notes: FREE police-escorted 7.5 mile ride beginning at the Soring Lake Central Park (behind Ace Hardware) starting at 7:00 PM. Arrive at 6:30. The ride will be a 12 MPH maximum speed to raise awareness of Cyclists Rights to Public Roadways while honoring riders injured or killed.
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Traverse City

Contact: Skip Miller   <--Send email
Distance: 5 miles
Notes: Contact the organizer for more details.
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Contact: Jeff Radke   <--Send email
Distance: 10 Miles
Notes: 2nd Annual Warren Ride of Silence, sponsored by Macomb Bike. Please find Ride details at the url noted below:

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Westland - Hines Drive

Contact: Dave Duffield   <--Send email
Distance: 10-12 mi.
Notes: Helmets mandatory! If there are any questions before the ride, please contact me through the website.
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