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A fun way to get kids to focus on safety.

Over 60 young bicycle and some scooter riders registered on Saturday for the Cheston Bicycle Derby at the Ada B. Cheston Elementary School on South Side Easton.

Activities at the three-hour derby included bicycle inspections, free helmet giveaway, bicycle safety rodeo, emergency vehicles, fingerprinting and child safety cards and refreshments.

The derby was sponsored by , Easton Fire Department, , Easton Police Department, and Coalition for Appropriate Transportation.

Charles Elliott May 16, 2011 at 06:41 PM
What a great event to help kids bike safely and have fun, too! Another great opportunity is coming up next weekend at the Easton Bicycle Jam 2011 on Saturday, May 21, from 11am-4pm in Riverside Park on Larry Holmes Drive in downtown Easton. The Easton Bicycle Jam is free to the public. Bicycling-related events will include basic bike education for children of all ages, bike safety checks and free helmets for participating children. The winner of the bicycle safety poster contest will receive a new bicycle! A skateboard area will also be open. Live music performances by School of Rock, Bucktooth Beaver Band and Cornerstone Sound.

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