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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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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 May 15, 2018 at 12:55pm

The Chicago Ride of Silence is tomorrow, Wednesday night, gathering at the Eternal Flame in the plaza at 5 30pm, leaving at 6:30pm sharp. Traveling in silence till~8:15pm. Refreshments and snacks after the ride. Free! Donations welcomed! Please join us for this community empowering event!

Comment by Tom A.K. on August 12, 2017 at 10:22am

'The 2017 Chicago Ride of Silence - Community'.
Short video (0:54) of the riders.
Comment by Bob Kastigar on May 18, 2017 at 4:06pm

A few pictures from the 2017 "Ride of Silence" taken in Delay Plaza. Not good quality, the camera batteries wore out!

Comment by Tom A.K. on May 16, 2017 at 3:24pm

The  Route Map for the 2017 Chicago Ride of Silence posted from Facebook. 

Comment by Tom A.K. on May 15, 2017 at 5:08pm
Comment by Tom A.K. on May 9, 2017 at 3:48pm
'May God be your partner on your final ride'. Mike Murgas R.o.S. poem.
C.R.o.S. is one week away. Weds. 5-17-17. 6 gather, 6:30pm, ride. (2:31) Poem song video.
t. . fin. . . .
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

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