CLINTON, Maine — Keep Riding Our Roads will hold a group bicycle ride beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, in support of the woman bicyclist who was sexually assaulted on a lightly traveled road on July 7 in Canaan. Riders should gather at Fedco Trees, 213 Hinckley Road, Clinton. This is open to the public.
Keep Riding Our Roads describes itself as a group of local women who often bike the same roads alone or in groups, and who love rural Maine roads and “want to combat the fear this heinous crime has created with a sense of solidarity and community.” The ride on July 27 is meant to show support for the community, those who assisted the victim and the victim who was deeply affected by the experience.
The ride will be a no-drop, non-competitive, group ride for all cyclists consisting of an initial short loop of 10-15 miles, then a longer loop for those wishing to ride longer. This is an informal ride and will be non-supported so bring your own food and water.