Memorial Ride: This Saturday, March 15th

Team Roaring Mouse Cycles and Third Pillar Racing Team are holding a joint memorial ride this Saturday March 15th, to honor the lives of Kristy Gough and Matt Peterson, our two teammates killed on Steven's Creek Canyon last Sunday while on a training ride. We welcome friends, family, fellow cyclists and all those whose lives have been touched by Matt and Kristy. Our ride will include a visit to the site of the crash site for those to share their memories.

When: Saturday, March 15th

Where: Leaving from Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road,
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Google map to location:

**We kindly request you do NOT drive out to the crash site during this time, as we need to keep cars to a minimum in the area, given the road conditions.

Time: Meet at 2:30pm, ride by 3pm

Length: 30-45 minutes to the crash site. Base pace (ie, mellow). No drop.

Start @ Foothill College (Parking Lot #1, near the football stadium; see link above for map)

- Left on El Monte
- Right on Foothill Expressway
- Continue on Steven's Creek Canyon
- Return

Route directions via Google:

**Press are welcome to attend, however we request respect during our ride. It would mean the most to us if press were to accompany us on their bikes, as we are all cyclists this week.

Memorial service - Thursday 7:00 pm

A memorial service for Matt Peterson will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday, March 13 at Sports Basement, 1590 Bryant Street in San Francisco. Valet bike parking will be provided by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.

Everyone is welcome to attend - please pass the word along!

Memorial service

A memorial service for Matt Peterson will be held on the evening of Thursday, March 13 in the Bay Area. The time and location are still TBD, so please stay tuned for more details. The memorial service will be open to all, and Matt's family encourages everyone to attend.

The Roaring Mouse and Third Pillar racing teams are working together to schedule a memorial bike ride for this weekend - details soon.

Matt's funeral will be held on Monday, March 17 in Willcox, AZ.

If you haven't already done so, please feel free to leave a comment in memory of Matt.

Donations in Matt's memory

Thank you to all who have passed on words of love & kindness for Matt, his family, his teammates and friends. Many of you have asked about making a donation in Matt's memory. The Roaring Mouse Cycles bicycle shop is now collecting donations via PayPal. You can contribute today clicking the "Donate" button below. Your contribution will support bicycling-related causes.

Even if you are unable to make a donation, your words of support mean the world to Matt's family and friends. Please keep them coming.