MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Critical Mass cyclists will peddle their way through the streets of Miami Friday – a day after their Thanksgiving meal.READ MORE: Officials: Man On American Airlines Flight From Guatemala Hitched Ride To Miami Inside Plane's Landing Gear
The ride, which takes place every last Friday of the month, is an event that draws thousands of cyclists through several neighborhoods, usually causing some traffic congestion in certain areas.
The ride starts at 7:15 p.m. from the Government Center on 150 NW First Street. It will be going through East Little Havana, Grapeland Heights, Allapattah, Brownsville, Liberty City, Wynwood, Overtown, and Downtown Miami.READ MORE: Assisted Living Facility In Lauderhill May Lose License After Woman Dies
This ride’s total distance is about 16 miles.
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.
Click here to view a map of the ride.MORE NEWS: Boca Raton Man Faces Charges In Fatal Crash That Killed Homestead Mom, Daughter On Thanksgiving Eve
For those opting to drive in those areas around the ride time, click here for the latest traffic information.