Join Birmingham cyclists in the Ride of Silence on May 20 to promote safety + honor injured or killed cyclists

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Will you be riding? Photo by Greg Harber via Freshwater Land Trust’s Instagram.

Did you know May is National Bike Month? To celebrate, Birmingham’s cycling community is participating in the Ride of Silence on Wednesday, May 20. Keep reading to learn more about this international event and how you can get involved.

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Viral video of truck nearly running over cyclists shocks Birmingham. Here are helpful cycling tips to stay safe.

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Cyclists rolling out of Railroad Park on a either a 30 or 60-mile route.

Let’s be upfront about this. Riding a bike in Birmingham can sometimes be  very dangerous and that is just plain wrong.

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Cyclists alert the state about the dangers of skin cancer with three day, 465 mile route

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Deep South Cancer Foundation has partnered with Birmingham Bicycle Club for the three-day Paul Revere Ride, 465 miles North to South through Alabama. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

What are you doing this Labor Day weekend? A group of ultra-cyclists are raising funds and awareness for cancer research by completing a 465 mile ride. They departed from the Tennessee/Alabama border on Thursday, August 31, and arrived in Gulf Shores on Saturday, September 2!

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