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Ride of Silence - Chicago

Time: May 15, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Daley Plaza's Eternal Flame
Street: Washington and Dearborn
City/Town: Chicago
Website or Map: https://maps.google.com/maps?…
Phone: 773-370-2038
Event Type: advocacy, memorial, ride, share, the, road
Organized By: Chicago Ride of Silence
Latest Activity: May 15, 2013

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
(always the 3rd Wednesday in May)

The Ride of Silence is a silent procession of
bicyclists to honor those who have been
killed or injured while bicycling on public
roadways.
We ride in silence on this one night each
year in unity with cyclists around the world
to silently assert our right to share the road.

In over 300 cities worldwide on
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Daley Plaza ‐ Eternal Flame, Chicago
(Other Chicago area ROS events
including Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Crystal Lake,
Downers Grove, Evanston, Joliet, Oak Park, etc)

Free, open participation.

Wear black armbands to honor a cyclist who was killed; Wear red armbands to honor a cyclist injured by a motorist.


Helmets encouraged.

Ride will depart from Daley Plaza at 6:45pm. Please plan to arrive by 6:30pm.

Please join us for the Ride of Silence-Spiteful Brewing Pre-Ride Tribute Event on Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6-9pm at Heritage Bicycles.

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Comment by Julie Hochstadter on May 15, 2013 at 9:30pm

I'm sorry I couldn't make it this year.  Thank you to Elizabeth, Howard and everyone else who donates so much our their time to remember those who have fallen.

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on May 15, 2013 at 4:48pm

Will try, danke schoen!

Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on May 15, 2013 at 4:39pm

Serge -- You can definitely wait at Patrick's Bike (Orleans and Huron)

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on May 15, 2013 at 4:23pm

Thanks! I'll wait there, if I can get outta here on time.

Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on May 15, 2013 at 4:18pm

we may modify the route.. to go north on Canal all the way to Kinzie - over to Franklin to Huron (so as to avoid on/off ramp traffic on Orleans). HOpefully there by 7:30ish

Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on May 15, 2013 at 4:02pm

Elizabeth, when, approximately, you will be crossing the river at Franklin/Orleans?

Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on May 15, 2013 at 2:31pm

map - as promised.

Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on May 15, 2013 at 12:32pm

We will need ride marshalls to help the Chi Bike Officers tonight. We only have 2 officers escorting us... Please let us know if you can help

Comment by Michael A on May 14, 2013 at 9:38pm

Anyone riding from the north side/lincoln square area want to meet up ?

Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on May 14, 2013 at 2:36pm

Our press release it posted -- please circulate to all your media contacts!
http://www.rideofsilence.org/chicago/images/Ride-of-Silence-Release...

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