Riders participating in the annual Ride of Silence head down William Hilton Parkway on May 20, 2015. Kickin' Asphalt Bicycle Club spearheaded the local ride on Hilton Head Island. Bikers around the world participate in the event which honors those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. Also, the ride promotes a "share the road" message designed to educate the public on the right of both cyclists and motorists to legally use the roads in a safe manner. The first Ride of Silence took place in 2003 Dallas after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was hit by the mirror of a passing bus and killed. The Dallas ride drew 1,000 cyclists.  By 2014, there were 315 such rides in 49 states, 26 countries and seven continents.
Riders participating in the annual Ride of Silence head down William Hilton Parkway on May 20, 2015. Kickin' Asphalt Bicycle Club spearheaded the local ride on Hilton Head Island. Bikers around the world participate in the event which honors those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. Also, the ride promotes a "share the road" message designed to educate the public on the right of both cyclists and motorists to legally use the roads in a safe manner. The first Ride of Silence took place in 2003 Dallas after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was hit by the mirror of a passing bus and killed. The Dallas ride drew 1,000 cyclists. By 2014, there were 315 such rides in 49 states, 26 countries and seven continents. Jay Karr jkarr@islandpacket.com
Riders participating in the annual Ride of Silence head down William Hilton Parkway on May 20, 2015. Kickin' Asphalt Bicycle Club spearheaded the local ride on Hilton Head Island. Bikers around the world participate in the event which honors those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. Also, the ride promotes a "share the road" message designed to educate the public on the right of both cyclists and motorists to legally use the roads in a safe manner. The first Ride of Silence took place in 2003 Dallas after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was hit by the mirror of a passing bus and killed. The Dallas ride drew 1,000 cyclists. By 2014, there were 315 such rides in 49 states, 26 countries and seven continents. Jay Karr jkarr@islandpacket.com

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