Ride of Silence

By my estimate about a hundred riders showed for tonight’s Ride of Silence. Not bad considering the threat of rain. There were racers, commuters, tourists, transportation advocates, mountain bikers — a cross section of the local cycling community.

With photographers from the News-Record and local CBS and Fox affiliates tracking our moves, we rolled out of the parking lot adjacent to First Horizon Park and made our way west through UNCG, Lindley Park, and back. Everyone remained quiet as we rolled along at a slow pace, though occasionally we could hear folks who we passed shout out to us.

Afterward we gathered for a while:

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