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Posted on: May 10, 2016

[ARCHIVED] - Yeehaw! Kids Bike Safety Rodeo Returns -

Kids Bike Safety Rodeo

Celebrate Bike Everywhere Month at a free Kids Bike Safety Rodeo!

The event offers children a fun opportunity to learn about bike safety, riding skills and proper helmet fitting. Join us at the Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. N., from 9 a.m.-noon May 22, 2016.

Kiwanis Club of Issaquah will provide a limited number of free youth bike helmets, and Issaquah police will be on hand to fit helmets for kids.

Bicycle Center of Issaquah will conduct bike safety checks. Issaquah police will host a bike safety riding course. Compass Outdoor Adventures will lead geocache scavenger rides, and provide a mountain bike rental fleet to demo.

Enjoy free refreshments from Top Pot Doughnuts.

The event will also include local vendors, music and raffle prizes. This is a zero waste, zero cost event, so bring a refillable water bottle to receive a raffle ticket.

The event is presented by the City of Issaquah and the Downtown Issaquah Association.

"The bike rodeo is a great way to get children engaged on the benefits of bicycling," said Mary Joe de Beck, of the City of Issaquah's Office of Sustainability. "The City of Issaquah has a goal to promote active transportation in our City, and we are pleased to be providing our youth with this unique opportunity to become more involved in bicycling."

"The Kids Bike Safety Rodeo is a fun way to engage kids in safe riding and bike safety education," said Brenda DeVore, of the Downtown Issaquah Association.

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