PEACEFUL PROTEST

[PHOTOS] Cyclists condemn reckless road users

Cyclists held a peaceful ride from CBD to Safari Park along Thika road.

In Summary

• The protest was in memory of the 22-years-old cyclist Caleb Omwoyo who died after hitting an instantly stopped bus from Kenya Mpya Sacco on Wednesday. 

• The cyclists carrying charts with different messages protested of reckless driving habits, especially passenger service vehicles.

Cyclists assemble at the spot where Caleb Omwoyo died along Thika Super Highway, Nairobi on September 19, 2020
Cyclists assemble at the spot where Caleb Omwoyo died along Thika Super Highway, Nairobi on September 19, 2020
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

On Saturday morning, hundreds of cyclists held a peaceful ride from CBD to Safari Park along Thika road.

The protest was in memory of the 22-years-old cyclist Caleb Omwoyo who died after hitting an instantly stopped bus from Kenya Mpya Sacco on Wednesday.

 

The cyclists carrying charts with different messages protested of reckless driving habits, especially passenger service vehicles.

They called upon the Government to introduce a cycling lane in public roads and the need of every motorist to embrace respect for every road user.

Cyclist Nichole Rider holding a Kenya flag during a peaceful ride in memory of Caleb Omwoyo on September 19 2020.
Cyclist Nichole Rider holding a Kenya flag during a peaceful ride in memory of Caleb Omwoyo on September 19 2020.
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Cyclists at Allsops along Thika Road protesting against reckless road users on September 19 2020.
Cyclists at Allsops along Thika Road protesting against reckless road users on September 19 2020.
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A crowd of cyclist raise their helmets in respect of one of their own Caleb Omwoyo died while cycling home.
A crowd of cyclist raise their helmets in respect of one of their own Caleb Omwoyo died while cycling home.
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Cyclists pose for a photo during a protest against reckless road users on September 19 2020.
Cyclists pose for a photo during a protest against reckless road users on September 19 2020.
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Cyclist at Jevanjee Gardens Nairobi after holding a peaceful protest on September 19 2020.
Cyclist at Jevanjee Gardens Nairobi after holding a peaceful protest on September 19 2020.
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Cyclist pose for a photo during a protest by cyclist condemning reckless road users on September 19 2020.
Cyclist pose for a photo during a protest by cyclist condemning reckless road users on September 19 2020.
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Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris address cyclist during the protest at Safari Park Nairobi on September 19 2020.
Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris address cyclist during the protest at Safari Park Nairobi on September 19 2020.
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