Wed, May 18

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Des Moines

Ride of Silence

Join cyclists nationwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on Iowa's public roadways. Various speakers and crowd participation to share why they come to the Ride of Silence and for who. Ride starts at 7:00 pm sharp.

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Ride of Silence

Time & Location

May 18, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT

Des Moines, 600 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50319, USA

About The Event

2022 marks the 18th year that BIKEIOWA has been hosting the Ride of Silence in Des Moines.

Join cyclists nationwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on Iowa's public roadways. 6:30 pm -7:00 pm - various speakers and crowd participation to share why they come to the Ride of Silence and for who. Ride starts at 7:00 pm sharp at the SW corner of the State Historical Museum of Iowa in the East Village.

Check out the 2008 Ride of Silence Video www.rideofsilence.org Why does this ride exist?To HONOR those who have been injured or killed To RAISE AWARENESS that we are here To ask that we all SHARE THE ROAD THE RIDE OF SILENCE WILL NOT BE QUIET 

On May 18th, the Ride of Silence will roll across the country, starting at 7:00 pm. Over 370+ U.S.locations in all 50 states and 52 other countries in all 7 continents will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road with motorists, the motoring public often isn't aware of these rights, and sometimes not aware of the cyclists themselves. Please ride a slow 10-12 mph or less.Iowa 

"Ride of Silence" Statistics Please review BIKEIOWA.com/RideOfSilence for a list of present and past cyclists we have called out before each ride.

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