MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Critical Mass cyclists are set to peddle away their Thanksgiving meal Friday evening.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
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 go through East Little Havana, Grapeland Heights, Allapattah, Brownsville, Liberty City, Wynwood, Overtown, and Downtown Miami.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
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: Sharp Increase In Hospitalized Children With Covid Investigated In South Africa
For those opting to drive in those areas around the ride time, click here for the latest traffic information.