MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida drivers beware, Critical Mass could be sweeping through your usually-congested area Friday evening.READ MORE: Miami GP To Join F1 Calendar From 2022 In 10-Year Deal
The ride, which takes place every last Friday of the month, is an event that draws thousands of cyclists through several neighborhoods.
The ride starts at 7:15 from the Government Center on NW 1st Street and will make a big loop around northern Miami. The ride heads west along Flagler Avenue through Little Havana; at Northwest 22nd Avenue the ride turns right, heading north through Allapattah, Brownsville, and Liberty City; at Northwest 80th Street it turns east again, until Northwest 12th Avenue, then heads back south before finally heading further east to pass through Wynwood and Overtown.
Total distance is approximately 16 miles.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 6,834 New Cases, 35 Deaths Reported On Sunday
The Critical Mass movement started in order to raise awareness for the rights and the safety of cyclists and to have drivers respect cyclists and share the road with them.
Here’s a map of tonight’s route.
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