CFAC Bicycle Rodeo

CFAC Bicycle Rodeo photo

Students from Bosti Elementary School recently fastened their helmets and elbow padding to prepare for the school’s Bicycle Rodeo, an annual event funded by the Connetquot Foundation for the Advancement of Children Foundation.

Despite the less than favorable weather, the students that attended had their bicycle helmets checked for proper size and fit, as well as having their bicycles inspected and tire pressures adjusted. The young athletes then rode their bicycles through an obstacle course with multiple turns and stops along the way. Participants received bicycle safety literature, activity booklets, reflective armbands and collars as well. 

Additionally, representatives of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office were on hand to teach the students real-world skills necessary to ride bicycles safely, such as proper hand signaling and traffic guidelines.