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Chicago Ride of Silence
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  • United States
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Chicago Ride of Silence commented on E A's group Chicago Ride of Silence
Aug 17
Chicago Ride of Silence replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"What are the wishes of the family and friends regarding a memorial ride?"
Aug 17
Chicago Ride of Silence commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Thanks for letting us know... There are several ghost bikes that will need some TLC (or replacement)  in the coming year, including Neill Townsend's bike at Oak and Wells."
Aug 9
Chicago Ride of Silence commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Yes - Virginia Murray's ghost bike dedication is tonight (7/10/16) at 7pm at Belmont & Sacramento."
Jul 10
Chicago Ride of Silence commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"In my experience, many folks who ride have friends who ride and they point the way OR just do it themselves -- as was the case in many of the ghost bikes that still exist. When needed, folks in this ghost bike community step up and rally to make it…"
May 19
Chicago Ride of Silence commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Some ghost bikes are created by the community when asked, some by friends/family of a loved one. I think this community works well as is -- unofficially official. The Ride of Silence always acknowledges our city's ghost bikes, but can never…"
May 19
Zach Schneider is attending Chicago Ride of Silence's event

Chicago Ride of Silence at Daley Plaza's Eternal Flame

May 18, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
PLEASE RSVPDATE: May 18, 2016 (always the 3rd Wednesday of May)TIME: Gather at 6:00 pm; Depart at 6:30pmWHERE: Hundreds of locations world wide; Eternal Flame (Daley Plaza) in ChicagoOne day. One Time. World wide.On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RideofSilenceChicago/Communities throughout Chicagoland participate in the…See More
May 19
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May 18

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cyclocross, Cruiser, Track, Fixed Gear, BMX, Recumbent, Tandem, Folding Bike, Tall Bike, Lowrider
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town, My job involves biking, My business involves biking
About me:
The Ride of Silence is 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.

The Chicago Ride Of Silence will gather at the Eternal Flame in Daley Plaza on Wednesday, May 20, at 6:45 PM and depart at 7 PM. The 10-mile route is set to pass the sites of crash
victims. Many of the sites are marked by 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 20, 2009
TIME: 7:00 pm
WHERE: Hundreds of locations world wide
One day. One Time. World wide.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.rideofsilence.org/chicago/
http://chicagocriticalmass.org/rideofsilence

http://www.rideofsilence.org/chicago/RoS_031809.pdf -- print out fliers (double-sided) and distribute to passing motorists and pedestrians when they ask what the ride is all about. Remember, we ride in silence, so these handouts are a great tool!

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At 8:37pm on March 24, 2011, E A said…
Ride may follow the same route as last year... open to suggestions/ideas for alternate route and other ghost bike locations to visit.
Yes - we will keep with the Ghost Bike Theme.
At 8:33pm on March 24, 2011, h' Zerocats said…

Do you have an idea of which direction this year's ride will go?

Need to start prioritizing which new ghost bikes will be made and placed.

Assuming you intend to stick with the Ghost Bike theme.

Is there a chance it could go south?

-h

At 12:42am on May 20, 2010, E A said…
Thank you, Serge, for sharing your photos from the 2010 Chicago RoS.
At 11:37pm on May 19, 2010, Serge Lubomudrov said…
At 3:58pm on May 19, 2010, knowbody said…
Will have a way to display a 4 ft. banner either parallel or perpendicular to the flow of traffic. Will try to provide as much supplies as possible for displaying same.

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