News from Kamloops

May 26, 2014

Test your bike smarts at the 8th Annual Bike Rodeo!

Kamloops, B.C. – The City of Kamloops presents the 8th Annual Bike Rodeo on:

Saturday May 31st, 2014
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Interior Savings Centre Lower Parking Lot

Kids of all ages are invited to come out to this free event. Bring your bike and helmet and put your bike smarts to the test! Find out how you can have fun and stay safe while riding your bike. The RCMP bike patrol and auxiliaries will be on hand to take kids through a pre-ride check, as well as review the rules of the road, proper hand signals, and more. Helmet safety tips, including assistance with proper fitting will also be offered. There will be face-painting and prizes for everyone.

To register call 250-828-3500 and quote registration #228132.

Remember Safety First when riding your bike. Always wear a helmet and always wear brightly coloured or reflective clothing so that motorists can see you. Walk your bike across all crosswalks. Use recognized hand signals to show motorists and other cyclists that you want to stop or turn.

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Media Contact:
Alex de Chantal, Community and Wellness Event Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3828
adechantal@kamloops.ca