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Posted on: September 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Atherton's Annual Bike Rodeo

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The Town of Atherton is excited invite families to the Police Department's Annual Bike Rodeo this Saturday, September 30 at Menlo-Atherton High School. Obstacle courses and activities start at 10 AM and end at 2:00 PM. The event will be followed by a community bike ride in Lindenwood - suitable for all ages and abilities. Bike ride is expected to go from 2:15 to 3:00 PM. Free refreshments and snacks will be provided to participants during the event. Hot dogs for the first 200 participants! 

The Atherton Bike Rodeo brings the excitement of a traditional rodeo to the world of bicycling. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in the cycling obstacle course, which has been designed to sharpen the participants’ biking skills and abilities. Participants can maneuver through a series of various courses while learning the importance of remaining safe while doing so. This course will focus on control and balance on two wheels to encourage them to push themselves and be aware of safety. The Atherton Bike Rodeo also emphasizes the importance of bike safety. The event will feature a dedicated safety zone where participants can learn bicycle safety tips and guidelines including how to properly wear a helmet and complete safety checks before riding. Local law enforcement will provide insights and lessons about biking practices and the importance of obeying traffic rules. Information booths from local bike shops and the library will also be available to showcase programs to help your family get started incorporating cycling into your routines. 

Bring your family, your bikes and your helmets to this fun event for all! Let’s ride! Questions? Contact School Resource Officer Dimitri Andruha at dandruha@ci.atherton.ca.us

Let us know you are coming by registering on Eventbrite: www.tinyurl.com/AthertonBike

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