RIDE OF SILENCE 2017

RIDE OF SILENCE 2017

OVCATA members are invited to participate in the 2017 Ride of Silence to be held on Wednesday May 17 commencing at 7:00 p.m. The slow-paced ride will commence at the Petawawa Civic Center and continue along Petawawa Blvd. to Riverside Park in Pembroke. The ride is approximately 13 km and should take around one hour to complete. Please see the attached Ride of Silence information. The local Pembroke Petawawa ride will be in memory of people who have lost their lives while out cycling such as the following:

Harry Beck September 6, 2006

Kevin Malott September 10, 2012

Krista Johnston October 18, 2012

The Ride of Silence will also commemorate those who have been hurt because of collisions with vehicles while riding.

Should you wish to participate please contact Ron Moss by email at rmoss@nrtco.net

OVCATA members who wish to conduct their own Ride of Silence in their community are asked to notify Ron Moss of the planned rides details.

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June 2018

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April 2017

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