Cyclemasters’ Ride of Silence

Marty Herbert

On Wednesday, May 17 over 40 Cyclemasters participated in the annual Ride of Silence. Ride of Silence is a yearly international bicycle ride to commemorate cyclists killed or injured while riding on public roads. It helps to raise awareness among motorists of the dangers they pose to cyclists. The Ride of Silence is held on the third Wednesday in May. The League of American Bicyclists promotes this event side-by-side with the national Bike Month and Bike-to-Work Day, held on the third Friday in May.

The riders, along with some members in golf carts led by SaddleBrooke Patrol, cycled single file in silence around Ridgeview ending at the tennis court pavilion for dinner and refreshments. A big thank you to Bud and Patsy Chase as well as Mike and Jan Brenny for organizing the event. Thanks also to Bob Lamb for his wonderful photographs of the ride.