Annual Ride of Silence 2018 The public is invited to participate in the worldwide 2018 Ride of Silence, Wednesday May 16. The “Ride of Silence” is a worldwide memorial ride to honor those injured or killed while riding on public roadways. The event takes place on the third Wednesday of May, at 7pm local time around the world. The event has been held in Bellevue for the past eight years. The Ride of Silence is a free ride and participants ride at a slow pace of 10 to12 mph. The 10-mile ride is expected to last about 90 minutes, and will be accompanied around its Bellevue route by a motorcycle escort provided by the Bellevue Police Department and the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office. The route will include parts of Highway 370, Fort Crook Rd., Cornhusker Road and 36th Street. Participants will gather at the Twin Creek Trailhead northeast of the Marriott Hotel at 3730 Raynor Parkway. Participants are asked to arrive early so that they can line up and be prepared to depart promptly at 7pm. There is no cost, and registration is not required. All riders are required to wear helmets The ride is organized by the Bellevue Bicycle Club. www.bellbikeclub.org Contact: John Perrin / 402-670-9439 / email@example.com.