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Chicago Ride of Silence


Chicago Ride of Silence

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (always the 3rd Wednesday of May):

Honor fallen cyclists and raise awareness in this annual procession past Chicago Ghost Bikes.

Gather at 6pm, Depart at 6:30pm
Eternal Flame in Daley Plaza

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Latest Activity: Apr 18

Ride of Silence - May 18, 2016 - One day. One time. World wide.

Join the annual Ride of Silence, an organized annual cycling procession honoring those that have been injured or killed. The goal is to raise awareness that we are here, and to ask that we all share the road.

Save the date for the 2017 Chicago Ride Of Silence - May 17, 2017

Our route typically passes several Ghost Bikes, which are powerful memorials to fallen cyclists created by painting a bicycle white and placing it at or near the site of the cyclist’s death.

DATE: May 17, 2017 (always the 3rd Wednesday of May)
TIME: Gather at 6:00 pm; Depart at 6:30pm
WHERE: Hundreds of locations world wide; Eternal Flame (Daley Plaza) in Chicago
One day. One Time. World wide.

Communities throughout Chicagoland participate in the Ride of Silence including: Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Elk Grove Village, Evanston, Joliet, Oak Park and Peoria.

Wherever you ride, we ride in unity.


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Comment by Tom A.K. on April 18, 2017 at 4:59am
The Ride of Silence is one month away. Here is the PSA video for 2017. (6:07)
Comment by Tom A.K. on April 5, 2017 at 12:43am
Comment by Tom A.K. on January 23, 2017 at 9:48pm

Jezniah Smith Ghost Bike Installation 1-23-17 Division & Sacramento. 

Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on August 17, 2016 at 5:16pm
Comment by Yasmeen on July 1, 2016 at 9:46am

Lindy Korner is organizing a Meeting for Families of Crash Victims at Active Trans on July 27.

Comment by Tom A.K. on May 22, 2016 at 10:19pm
Thanks goes out to the Cycling Community.

"Our Chains Do Set Us Free!"

Videos - Chicago Ride of Silence 2016, May 18th. Part A - 1:55 Part B - 7:29
Comment by Tom A.K. on May 2, 2016 at 2:09pm

Sharing this year's Chicago Ride of Silence Event Info - Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

Eternal Flame - at Dearborn and Washington streets. Gather 6pm - Depart 6:30pm.
Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on April 28, 2016 at 12:56pm
Comment by Chicago Ride of Silence on April 28, 2016 at 12:56pm

Thank you, Gary , for suggesting the Ghost Bike group.

We welcome any and all support from the cycling community in this request for help placing a ghost bike. All of our ghost bikes are the direct result of the community rallying together. Thank you!

Comment by Yasmeen on April 27, 2016 at 9:57am

Thanks Gary, will do. 


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