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2012 Ride of Silence in Mich.

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Adrian, We will meet behind the city Public Library in Downtown Adrian, 143 E. Maumee
Contact: Scott Elliot, [email protected]

Ann Arbor, Sponsored by the Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society. Gather at 6:30 pm at Wheeler Park (Fourth Ave & Depot St) in Ann Arbor for opening remarks and instructions. We will begin our slow-paced ride promptly at 7:00pm, using a route that includes downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan campus area. ( <> ).7.4 miles
Contact: Ann Hunt, [email protected]

Battle Creek, Battle Creek Bicycle Club, from Getaway Sports, located at 636 Capital Ave
Contact: Chad Curtis, [email protected] 269-979-1996

Bay City, Tri-City Cyclists, starting at Bay County Health Dept. parking lot on Washington St., north end of the downtown area, across the street from the Empire Theater.
Contact: John Geminder, Bicycle Headquarters Inc. [email protected] 989 496-2810

Boyne City, North Country Bicycle Club, from Veterans Park, route is 10 miles
Contact: Mike Sheean, [email protected] (231) 582-4030

Cadillac, The ride will begin at the City Pavilion and riders will bike the pathway around Lake Cadillac.
Contact: Kamie Wade, [email protected]

Detroit, “Belle Isle” Wheelhouse Detroit, from Belle Isle, fountain area, 10 miles
Contact: Steve Roach, [email protected] 313 496 7933
Kelli Kavanaugh [email protected]

East Lansing, MSU Bikes Service Center, from MSU Campus at MSU Bikes Service Center
Bessey Hall Auditorium, lower level along the River Trail 300 ft. west of the Farm Lane Bridge.
Or 12 miles
Contact: Tim Potter [email protected] 517-432-3414

Flint, Friends of the Flint River Trail, from the Flint Farmers' Market and ride into and through a portion of the major downtown street in Flint (Saginaw Street) as well as through a part of the UM-Flint campus and the Mott Community College campus.
Contact: Jack Minore, [email protected] (810) 252-5258

Grand Rapids, YMCA Health Club on Lake MI Dr, Spin for Silence, to support and promote awareness of the Ride of Silence.
Please contact Chelie for availability for non-club members. Distance: n/a Participants will be joining with folks at U.S. Palmer Ice Station in Antarctica, as the only folks on earth holding a Spin for Silence, in support of cyclists out on the road globally that evening!!
Contact: Chelie Simmons [email protected]

Grand Rapids, From Riverside Park on Monroe Ave, Starts from the 2nd park entrance as you’re heading north, 9 miles
Contact: Mark Hagar, [email protected] 616 835-7056

Grayling, Ride from Grayling City building to Hartwick Pines State Park and return to town.
Contact: Margaret Creps, [email protected] 989 348-9691
Grosse Pointe, Wolverine Sports Club, from American Cycle & Fitness, Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods.
Contact: Russ St. John [email protected]

Harbor Springs, Riders will meet downtown Harbor Springs in the parking lot of the Harbormaster Office, 250 East Bay Street.
Please arrive by 6:30pm for sign in, pre-ride instructions and staging.10 miles
Contact: Christopher Benson, [email protected]

Holland, Cross Country Cycle, from Holland Civic Center on W 8th St., 10 miles
Contact: Laura Harris, [email protected] 616-396-7491

Jackson, Cascades Cycling Club, Starting point will be behind is located behind Ella Sharp Museum in the parking lot.
Contact: Dave Spencer, [email protected]

Kalamazoo: The ride will take place from Johnson Cycle Works located at 5309 Gull Road in Kalamazoo. 10 -12 miles
Contact: Jennifer & Steve Johnson [email protected] [email protected]

Kingsford, (Iron Mountain) Check Ride of Silence check the RofS website for details in the Spring. 12.5 miles
Contact: Kevin Socia, [email protected]

Lapeer, Meeting at 6:30 at Crampton Park, Lapeer Michigan, 10 Miles
Contact: Rebecca Forfar, [email protected]

Lennon, Genessee Wanderers Bicycle Club (Flint), from OK Ind. parking lot, corner of Oak St & Lennon
Contact; Dave Otto, [email protected] 810 744-2471

Marquette, Kitchi-Mi-Kana Bike Club, Quick Stop Bicycle, at Mattson Lower Harbor near the Kid's Cove playground. Assemble beginning at 6:30 P.M. with ride leaving promptly at 7:00 P.M. All riders are required to wear a helmet and sign a liability release.
Contact: Sarah Anderson [email protected]

Menominee, Cycle Path Bike Shop, Spokes & Folks, This rides starts at the Marina Park bandshell in Menominee, MI and travels
across the Menominee River into Marinette, WI, (the only RofS that travels thru 2 states!!)
Contact: Bill St Martin, [email protected] (906) 863-9361
Dave Thomas [email protected]

Midland, Tri-City Cyclists, Midland Civic Arena on Fast Ice Dr.
Contact: John Geminder, Bicycle Headquarters Inc. [email protected] 989 496-2810

Oakland Co. Wolverine Sports Club, 10 miles
International Velodrome at Bloomer Park,
Both will start at the Velo, with a road ride and track ride going simultaneously. Experienced track riders will ride the Velo track. The road riders, anyone who wants to participate will loop out of the park on the roads for 10 miles then finish back at Bloomer with the Velo riders. Afterwards, there will be a party inside the infield of the Velo, with a live band, free food, bike mechanics and Velo track instructors to teach all ages and abilities. The instruction will be free, riders do not need to own a bike the Velo will provide a loaner bike, helmets and shoes. A celebration after a solemn event! Track riders will wear armbands while riding slow silent laps in pace lines.
Contact: Colleen Brown, [email protected] 248 417-6235

Port Huron From Lakeside Beach Gratiot & Holland Ave. We hope to have many participants. Distance: approx. 10 miles
Contact: Jenine Ulrich [email protected]

Saginaw, Tri-City Cyclists, The ride will start and end at The Stable bicycle shop at 300 S. Hamilton St, Saginaw. It will go through West Side and Downtown Saginaw.
Contact: Looking for new organizer / leader for 2012.

Sault St Marie, Pro Sports, Soo Bike Club, Leave from Pro Sports and ride down Riverside Drive to 4 Mile Beach & back. 10 miles
Contact: Anthony Talentino [email protected] 906-632-2775

Spring Lake, (Muskegon area) West MI Coast Riders, Meet at Central Park in the parking lot behind Ace hardware. Arrive early
for registration and armbands.8.5 miles
Contact: Mark Stoll [email protected] 616 402-1359

Traverse City, Traverse Area Recreational Transportation Trails, Inc. (TART) & Cherry Capital Cycling Club
The ride will start at the Old Railroad Depot near Woodmere Ave and Eighth Street.
Mapquest: 8 miles
Contact: Fred Schaafsma [email protected]

Westland, (Dearborn-Livonia area) From Nankin Mills Pavilion, Hines Dr, Meet at the Pavilion on the south side of Hines Dr. 13 miles
Contact: Dave Duffield, [email protected]

Ypsilanti, Bike Ypsi, Starts at Recreation Park, The Ypsilanti, MI Ride of Silence will depart from Recreation Park, on the
corner of Congress and Elm Streets, at 7pm 5 –12 miles
Contact: Robert Krzewinski [email protected]
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