Ride of Silence

Join us for a sombre, slow paced ride in Sydney to honour those injured or killed cycling on the road. We will meet at the Prince Street Shopping Centre at 6:30PM. Ride starts at 7:00PM. Ride Leader Vic Gouthro. This is a family friendly event of approx. 10km through downtown streets.

Canadian Cycling Magazine:

"In 2003, a cyclist in Dallas, Texas, was killed, clipped by the mirror of a bus that passed too close. Honouring his memory, an advocate named Chris Phelan organized the first-ever Ride of Silence, an event that would go on to become a tragic worldwide tradition, remembering those cyclists who have been killed or injured on public roadways.

Fourteen years later, the Ride of Silence continues to roll out—and the asphalt of Canadian cities, sadly, is no exception. The event is always the third Wednesday in May. Not only have there been events in the U.S. and Canada, but also China, Cyprus, Germany, Hong Ko