Saturday, the Sturgeon Bay Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board, the Sturgeon Bay Police Department, and Door County Silent Sports Alliance will conduct a series of city wide bike rodeos at Sturgeon Bay High School starting at 9:00 in the morning. Police Officer Michele Wiegand tells us who can participate and the times for the rodeos.
For some riders this will not be their first rodeo. Paul Anschutz explains:
Bike and Ped Board and DCSSA member Anschutz talks about the purpose and goals of bike rodeos.
Experienced bicycle technicians will inspect each childs bike to make sure is is safe and ready to ride. Anschutz explains the safety inspection:
Each participant will receive a free bicycle registration from the Sturgeon Bay Police Department. Officer Weigand explains:
Cellcom and Habush, Habush & Rottiere will give each participant a safety certified Bicycle Helmut. Anschutz explains the prizes all the riders will receive.
All participants will be taught bike safety, bike etiquette, and rules of the road to bike safely and confidently on Sturgeon Bay roads. To date, more than 200 children have attended previous Bike Rodeos and are sporting free Bell Bicycle safety helmuts.