Orange County Bike Rodeo – Wednesday, July 24 – 1 pm to 3 pm

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The Bike Rodeo is an event planned by the Bicycle Safety Implementation Subcommittee (BSIS), in cooperation with the Sheriff’s Department and the Safe Kids Coalition. Groups of kids from the community center camps will be attending. The rodeo is intended to teach kids grades K-6 how to bike safely. Highlights of the event will include:
Instruction and bike riding lessons by licensed instructors (LCI’s)
Learning how to put helmets on safely
Practicing starting and stopping
Going through an obstacle course
Learning hand signals
Learning how to put bikes on the front of buses
Games
Give-aways: stickers, pins, brochures, bike lights, and helmets (we are giving away a limited number of helmets to the first kids who arrive)
Refreshments (water, slushies, popcorn)
Numerous adults will be present for supervision from the BSIS, Planning staff, Sheriff’s Department, Safe Kids Coalition and Cedar Grove Community Center.
The Sheriff’s Department will have someone from their office taking photographs of the event

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Bicycle Safety Implementation SubCommittee Presented to BOCC on June 5

Abigaile Pittman made a presentation to the Orange County Board of Commissioners at their June 5 meeting about the progress made by the Bicycle Safety Implementation Subcommittee of the OUTboard (Orange County United Transportation Board). The centerpiece of the presentation consisted of four videos produced by students at Cedar Ridge High School near Hillsborough, NC.