​RIDE OF SILENCE

Event Sponsor: 
​BIKEIOWA.com
Event Date: 
May 18 2022 - 8:00pm to 8:30pm
Event Area: 
Capitol Complex
Event Location: 
West Mall
Location Area: 
West Drive
Event Type: 
Public Event
Expected Attendance: 
101 - 500
Add'l Information: 
​Web Page With Event Information: https://www.bikeiowa.com/Event/14648/ride-of-silence-des-moines Event Detail: 2022 marks the 18th year that BIKEIOWA has been hosting a Ride of Silence in Des Moines which is a somber slow bicycle ride to honor those who have been injured or killed while cycling on Iowa's public roadways. The last few years (with the exception of 2020) we have ended our bicycle ride on the West Drive steps of the Capitol for a group photo. Check out the event link for previous photos. Depending on weather, we plan to ride 8 miles around the metro streets and trails starting at 7pm and plan to arrive at 8-8:15pm. It takes 15-20 minutes to get everyone settled, take a few photos and then we ride off again.