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Muskegon Ride of Silence honors bicyclists killed in crashes

MUSKEGON, Mich. -- A strong show of support for bicyclists killed by cars each year at the Muskegon Ride of Silence Wednesday night.

The ride started at 7 p.m. at the Muskegon Farmer's Market with bicyclists traveling silently to honor the victims killed by pedestrians each year.

The most recent National Highway Traffic Safety numbers showed 783 cyclists died in crashes across the country in 2017, a number that`s been going up for some time.

This was the 17th year for the event internationally and the eight year the city of Muskegon has taken part.


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  • RTFM

    Maybe GET OFF THE FREAKING ROAD ! Din’t Mom tell you never play in the street ? See that funny shaped red thingy ? It means STOP. Spandex is NOT armor nor does it change the laws of physics.

    • bimp

      I hate to tell you friend but motorists need to share the road with cyclists, it also doesn’t help that we’ve constructed our streets for 50+ mph so any accident between cyclists and vehicles are almost always fatal.

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