For the second year in a row, Brown will sponsor a Ride of Silence on May 16 at 7 p.m. The ride through the streets of Providence was organized to honor Paige Hicks, a member of the Brown Class of 2011, who was killed in a cycling accident two years ago while riding cross-country for charity. The event also serves to bring awareness to cyclists’ legal right to share the road with motorists. There will be more than 300 rides taking place simulaneously that day. All are free and open to the public. Cyclists are asked to ride at a slow 12 mph, observe the rules of the road, and remain silent during the ride. In Providence, the ride will begin and end at the Nelson Fitness Center on Hope Street, traveling through the streets of the East Side. 

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