Bike Rodeo

May 18, 2013
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Shawnee Mission South High School
5800 W 107th Street
Overland Park, KS 66207
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Contact:
Nico Cantarero 913-895-6172

Cost:
FREE

Kids BikeThis hands-on bike event is designed to provide children with an opportunity to practice and develop skills that will help them become better bicyclists and reduce the chance of injury by avoiding common crashes.

The Bike Rodeo includes a series of eight skills stations directly related to everyday bicycling situations.

Participants will practice:

  • starting and stopping;
  • bicycle control and balance;
  • riding in a straight line;
  • scanning for traffic;
  • how to properly fit a helmet;
  • how to avoid road hazards that often lead to accidents.

IBike Rodeo Sponsorsn addition, free safety inspections of all bikes will be provided by the Trek Store of Kansas City and free kids water bottles for all participants provided by Whole Foods Market.

Recommended age for participation in this event is 5 and up. This is a free event. Your child must bring a bicycle, wear a helmet and close toe-shoes to take part in the event. Parent/Guardian must be present for the duration of their child’s participation in the Bike Rodeo.