Glenwood Springs’ Ride of Silence set for May 15 |

Glenwood Springs’ Ride of Silence set for May 15

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Ride of Silence, a bicycle tour that takes place each year to pay tribute to cyclists who have been killed in a traffic accident while biking, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday beginning at Sayre Park.

In addition to honoring those who have been killed in an accident while cycling, the ride is intended to raise awareness of the legal obligation of motorists to share the road with cyclists. The ride is celebrated worldwide, on the same day and time.

Cyclists will begin gathering at Sayre Park at 6 p.m., with the ride scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. The route will be a simple 4.5-mile tour, and participants will ride single file, remaining silent through the downtown streets of Glenwood Springs.

All riders are asked to wear a black armband to show support for those lost in accidents. Riders who have survived an incident with a motorist are encouraged to wear red armbands. Helmets are required for participants, and the speed limit is 12 mph. The event is free.

For more information call Lorry Carlson at 970-384-2231 or Stacie Williams at 970-319-8568, or visit

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