Friday, May 22, 2009

Ride of Silence

On Wednesday we participated in the Ride of Silence honoring those injured or killed while riding their bicycles.

Being a part of well over 100 cyclists riding single file and silent through the streets of town I witnessed drivers sharing the road with cyclists. But it was the number of bicycles that was making most drivers pay attention, share space, and follow the hand signals. I came away from the ride with a much stronger sense of the rights, attention and respect from drivers that a bicyclist deserves, and hope that I can be a safer driver and bike rider for having participated.

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