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With thousands of cyclists in Seattle, this free and public event remains the single opportunity for the community to come together, to honor our brother and sister cyclists.

The goal is simple, for every cyclist to know about this event
and have the opportunity to participate.

2016 will be Seattle's 12th Ride of Silence experience.

We have personally invited many individuals to ride with us and encourage you to invite your friends and family, team members and coworkers.

WE NEED YOU!! This is very much a grassroots effort. There are no sponsors, no fees, no corporations, no merchandising. There are opportunities to donate to the the costs and to volunteer your time and talents. It takes many hands to make this happen successfully, from flyers and posters, sidewalk chalking, route planning & testing, and ride marshals.

With a large number of cyclists,
having a dozen volunteer ride marshals
really helps with routing and safety.
3rd Wednesday in May
Route(s) TBA
(rain or shine)

 Past & Proposed Routes:
  • 5:??pm Dinners in Fremont/Wallingford
  • 6:??pm Gather at Gas Works Park
  • 6:??pm Dedications + Spoken Word
  • 6:??pm Ride Marshals Depart
  • 7:00pm Ride of Silence (underway) 
  • 7:??pm Regroups at City Hall & Green Lake
  • 8:??pm Afterglow Social / Meetup


  • As much as we have a blog, this is it.
  • Site Updates Looking to 2015, created the new perpetual calendar to remember 44 fallen cyclists and added it to The Details page, updated Past & Proposed Routes, counters, and created the new Bike ...
    Posted May 23, 2014, 3:18 AM by J. Steve Mayo
  • Governor's "Ride of Silence" Proclamation Awesome! May this acknowledgement inspire you to participate in your local Ride of Silence, or to gather a few friends to create your ride. Declare it! Thanks Gov. Inslee!
    Posted May 13, 2014, 7:29 AM by J. Steve Mayo
  • 2012 Media / Coverage / Photos online articles/mentions/blogsBallard News TribuneSeattle Bike BlogBicycle Alliance of Washington (screenshot)Biking BisGo Means GoThe Riding ReporterEclectic Collecting (photo+caption)Loku (from meetup ...
    Posted May 20, 2012, 11:15 PM by J. Steve Mayo
  • 24 hours to go... I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed and very much looking forward to Seattle's Ride of Silence tomorrow. At 5pm today I had a 30-min call with Ed White ...
    Posted May 15, 2012, 6:36 PM by J. Steve Mayo
  • 2011 Ride Report ( All ride reports can be viewed at www.RideofSilence.org )WashingtonSeattle, 27 RidersLawful road use. No permits required. No police presence. 65F blue skies. Regrouped at halfway point ...
    Posted May 29, 2011, 7:07 PM by J. Steve Mayo
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