Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, May 13, 2011

Plan to attend Saturdays bike rodeo!

05-13-11 Plan to attend Saturdays bike rodeo!

   With spring in the air Boise area bicyclists are invited to attend a fun and educational bike rodeo taking place tomorrow, May 14th near Cole and Overland. Activities will include bike safety checks, helmet fitting and more. Boise Bike Officers, Firefighters, Police Crime prevention and local merchants are working together to make this a fun activity for young and old. Boise area merchants have provided a new bike that will be given as a prize to one lucky cyclist at the event! 

"With the warm weather we are sure to see more bikes and that means we should prepare our equipment for the riding season." says Sgt. Clair Walker of the Boise Police bike patrol unit. "We all need to be more aware and share the road, knowing the rules helps us all stay safe."

What:Bike rodeo, bicycle safety checks, helmet fitting, bike riding safety course, bike raffle and more

When:Saturday May 14th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Where:Overland park shopping center, 6900 Overland Road

 

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information