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Wed., May 16, 2012, 8:30 a.m.

Ride of Silence mourns downed cyclists

Bike riders participating in the Ride of Silence are framed in the white painted “ghost bike” at Sprague Avenue and Division Street on Wednesday. The white bike represents those riders injured or killed while riding. (Christopher Anderson)
Bike riders participating in the Ride of Silence are framed in the white painted “ghost bike” at Sprague Avenue and Division Street on Wednesday. The white bike represents those riders injured or killed while riding. (Christopher Anderson)

BICYCLING -- Ride of Silence, a global moment of solidarity, is bringing bicyclists together tonight for the 10th annual informal ride to commemorate cyclists who have been killed in accidents involving motor vehicles.

In Spokane, riders will meet 6 p.m. at Riverfront Park between the fountain and runner sculptures. The route is a loop that involves part of downtown.

Info: Craig Hofmeister at cdhofmeister@roadrunner.com




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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