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This is a ride from Baltimore to Annapolis to memorialize Larry Bensky, who as you all know was killed this past Tuesday while riding on Butler Rd. We’re doing this on Monday as it is the last day of the current legislative session and a great and somber opportunity to get bill 461 passed into law. House bill 461 requires motorists to give cyclists three feet when passing. Some say that it can’t be enforced but they’re missing the point. The point is to draw attention to the rights of cyclists and to move one inch, or three feet, towards a better, more civil society. So join us.
Respond to the event on Facebook here.
I can’t make it, since my child is about to be born any day (literally) now. But if any readers/contributors do and would like to share reflections, stories and photos, please drop us a line.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 8th, at 1pm for the Tour du/de Greater Homewood, being held this year as a memorial to Mr. Jack Yates, who was their board member and friend. Mr. Yates’ family will be joining us.
Stay tuned for details and a call for volunteers (!).
May he Ride In Peace.