Monday, September 29, 2008

Bicycle Rodeo teaches youngsters how to be safe riding their wheels

Have you ever had to do the figure 8 one-handed on a bicycle? Well that was one of the five activities 53 children under 5 through the sixth grade were able to compete in at the 21st annual Bicycle Rodeo sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6873 and its Ladies Auxiliary.

The rodeo is one of the post's service projects and is held in the parking lot outside its home across from Dyess Air Force Base.

"It's fun," said 11-year-old Jeremy Gillentine, of the rodeo. This was his fourth year to compete. "The most fun was probably the food," he said with a big grin.
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Leela the Kid said...

this sounds like a blast

Bello Velo said...

it does, maybe we could do it? Over at the mill get the neighborhood involved.....