What: Ride of Silence
When: May 20, 2009 at 7:00PM (Please arrive by 6:45PM)
Where: Blount County Courthouse Parking Lot
The National Ride of Silence will be held on May 20th and we are organizing a local ride starting and ending at the Blount County Courthouse parking area. The ride will be ~8 miles covering most of the downtown area. You can find a map and more details at www.jeffrothcyclingfoundation.org.
You will also find posters that can be printed to help spread the word about the ride. Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. There is no brochure, no sponsors and no registration fees. The ride, which is held during Bike Month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways.
You can find out more about this worldwide campaign at www.rideofsilence.org
Thank you and hope to see you in Maryville!
Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation