Cyclists in the Village Idiots Cycling Club set their wheels spinning May 15 along the streets of Lakewood Ranch, as they remembered cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding.
The “Ride of Silence,” in which the group participated, is a national event.
“After our normal Wednesday night rides, we regrouped and rode the final five miles at 12 mph in total silence, taking a lane of traffic to honor those who have been injured or killed in auto/bicycle-related accidents and to raise awareness that cyclists have a right to the roads,” rider Sean Dotson says. “Many of the riders in our group have had accidents or near misses with motor vehicles.”
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23 Back to School Splash Bash
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
23 Ovation - School of Musical Theatre Open House and registration for fall Session I
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30 Fresh Market on Main
9 Early Fall Gently Used Book Sale
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PHOTO GALLERY: Grand opening of Everglades University Solar Energy Teaching Lab
Everglades University showcased its new outdoor Solar Energy Teaching Lab to the public Aug. 21 at the lab's grand opening.
PHOTO GALLERY: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Awareness Kickoff
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FDOT announces lane closures on State Road 64, at Bayside Church
Drivers on State Road 64, near Bayside Community Church, located at 15800 E. State Road 64, should expect delays east and westbound from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. through Aug. 29.