Bike rodeo teaches kids how to be safe

By: Sara Zendehnam Email
By: Sara Zendehnam Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) Orchard Avenue Elementary school turned its parking lot into a bike rodeo grounds to teach kids how to obey the rules of the road while on their bikes.

Students learned about helmet fitting and signals to use in the classroom and got the chance to test them out in real life.

Kids got on their bikes and completed different courses to learn balancing skills, speed control and using turn signals when necessary.

The goal of the day was to get students comfortable with getting out on real roads and following the rules they learned.

Organizers say it's up to parents to help their kids remember the skills though


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 225429382 - nbc11news.com/a?a=225429382
Gray Television, Inc.