The 7th Annual Kalamazoo Bike Week was a success. The weather was generally good and attendance at the events was great.  Thank you to all event organizers, volunteers and attendees - we had great fun.

Planning for Bike Week 2019 begins on June 28, 2018.  If you are interested in volunteering for next year and would like to attend the June 28 planning meeting, please contact David Warwick at dwarwick@envirologic.com

Have a safe and fun riding season.  See you out there. 

 

 



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Ride of Silence

  • Millenium Park 280 Romence Rd Portage, MI, 49024 United States (map)

On May 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM, the Ride of Silence will begin in Portage, Michigan.   Again sponsored by PEDAL Bicycles, cyclists will meet at Millennium Park across the street from Pedal's Romence Road shop.

Cyclists 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.

In 2003, Chris Phelan organized the first Ride of Silence in Dallas after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was hit by the mirror of a passing bus and was killed.

The Ride of Silence is a free ride that asks its cyclists to ride no faster than 12 mph, wear helmets, follow the rules of the road and remain silent during the ride. There are no registration fees. The ride, which is held during National Bike Month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also a chance to show respect for and honor the lives of those who have been killed or injured.

 

Later Event: May 17
PEDAL Group Ride

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