Tonight was the annual Ride of Silence, a ride held all over the world on May 20 at 7 pm local time to remember those who have died riding a bike. The Toronto ride has been run since 2009.
For the record, a partial list:
Date Name Age Location
28-Oct-14 ? 71 Victoria Park and O’Connor
09-Oct-14 Edouard Le Blanc 63 Gatineau Hydro Corridor @ Warden
Aug 1 2014 Immanuel Sinnadurai 17 Sheppard E at Nelson
20-Nov-13 Adrian Dudzicki 23 Sheppard W and Allen
Oct. 16, 2013 Carla Warrilow 25 Dundas and Spadina
Sept 18 2013 Sue Trainor 51 Lakeshore Blvd W near Royal York
April 13 2013 Henry Mejia 37 Kennedy Rd and 401
Nov 23 2012 Tom Samson 35 Lansdowne and Davenport
Nov 7 2012 Mike Rankin 56 University at Richmond
Sept 7 2012 Pete Cram 29 Queen St W at Dufferin
August 6 2012 Joe Mavec St. Clair W at Wychwood
Nov 7 2011 Jenna Morrison 38 Dundas and Sterling
05-Aug-11 Jack Roper 84 Greenwood at Plains
Nov 19 2010 Vicente Sering 55 Spadina and Lakeshore
26-Sep-10 Nigel Gough 28 Lakeshore at Colborne Lodge
A complete list is here:
compiled by the good people at the Advocacy for Respect of Cyclists (ARC) whose website appears to be down right now. (FB page here)
Thanks to everyone who rode tonight.
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