CRESTVIEW — A local biking group will ride for a cause on May 18.

The Ride of Silence — a national event that honors bicyclists killed by motorists — promotes sharing the road and bicycling safety awareness, according to www.rideofsilence.org. The Crestview Community Cycling Club will participate in the local event.

Members will meet 6:30 p.m. May 18 at the Crestview Community Center. At 7 p.m., they will ride about 6 miles from the center, down Industrial Drive, to Twin Hills Park and back.

Riders must wear helmets and have reflectors in the front and back on their bikes.

Event sponsors are Chained Concepts, CCB Bank, Days Tire and Wal-Mart.