2022 Ypsilanti Ride Of Silence

Wednesday, May 18th, 7pm

Purpose: Silent ride to commemorate bicyclists killed or injured while riding and part of a world-wide event urging everyone, cyclists and motorists, to “share the road”.

 

Ride Location: Rutherford Pool parking lot, 975 Congress St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (pool will not be open but parking lot is).

 

Ride Length: 45 to 60 minute ride. Route map will be posted here well prior to the ride date.  

Showing Solidarity With Cyclists That Were Struck: Wear a black armband, or if you have been hit while riding, a red armband. 

 

Before The Ride: Please make sure your bicycle is in good working order, including tires inflated to the proper value (tire pressures are stamped on the side of the tire). 

Cost: The ride is free. 

 

Registration: No pre-registration. 

 

On The Ride: All participants are asked to wear a bicycle helmet and to obey all traffic laws, including stopping at all stop signs and traffic signals.  We are trying to set an example of the phrase “same roads, same rules"! 

For more information about the Rides Of Silence itself visit www.rideofsilence.org