News from Kamloops

May 4, 2016

The 10th Annual Bike Rodeo

Kamloops, B.C. -The City of Kamloops presents the 10th Annual Bike Rodeo on:

Saturday, May 14, 2016
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Aberdeen Mall North Parking Lot
Registration is FREE, but mandatory

Kids of all ages are invited to come out to this free event as part of Emergency Services Day. Bring a bike and helmet and put your cycling smarts to the test! The RCMP Bike Patrol 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 helmet safety tips. There will prizes for everyone.

To register call 250-828-3500 and quote registration #257482, or visit www.kamloops.ca/ezreg

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

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