An Organizer's Guide to Bicycle Rodeos

A guide to running a successful bicycle skills event for children

Cornell University, New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee

"While it's easy to organize a bad rodeo, it's not as easy as many think to do it right, and effectively.

"This guide outlines a step-by-step approach to designing a successful bicycle rodeo in [the reader's] community. Parents, members of community service organizations and teachers were in my mind as [the author] wrote this: it's designed to help [the reader] show kids in local neighborhoods how to be safer on bikes.

"[The guide starts] with a review of the basic principles that an effective program should encompass. The section on how to run a skills event offers guidelines for success. It involves a graduated approach to skills events; starting small and manageable, building upon success."

Filed in: Community Problems and Solutions, Education, Education, Promotion

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