Fifty Plus (50+) - Don't forget...
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05-11-11, 06:11 AM
Will you remember? RideOfSilence (http://www.RideOfSilence.org) Wednesday, 18 May 2011 7:00pm
05-11-11, 07:55 AM
I am organizing the one in my town. This year I'll be wearing a red arm band. :(
05-11-11, 10:32 AM
Not that I have any objection to the organization but doesn't this belong in Advocacy & Safety?
05-11-11, 02:12 PM
It's a reminder. What could be more on topic in 50+ than forgetting?
05-11-11, 04:41 PM
There must be one going on in the Mesa Phoenix area? I'll check with my club.
Considering the ridiculous number of cyclists killed and injured where I live, it seems weird that our ride of silence is organized by the mother of a teenager who was killed while jaywalking in front of a school that didn't have a school-zone reduced speed limit sign (and still doesn't). The city reworked the roadway to provide a safe crossing for pedestrians but left the substandard, at some places one foot wide, bike lane untouched. Not to diminish her loss, but it is a bit like having the American Cancer Society run an anti-war demonstration. There's a connection, but it isn't the strongest one available.
05-11-11, 05:42 PM
I guess she had to do it when none of the more appropriate groups would.
05-11-11, 05:55 PM
Not that I have any objection to the organization but doesn't this belong in Advocacy & Safety? Yeah, probably.
It's a reminder. What could be more on topic in 50+ than forgetting? Thanks BD.
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