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Weather doesn't deter biking enthusiasts ➤ CCSO, Girl Scouts team up for inaugural bike rodeo By Jeff Say
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A wintry mix didn’t stop a group of Culpeper children from enjoying the bike trails at Eastern View High School on St. Patrick’s Day. The Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office and Girl Scout Troop 3126 hosted a bike rodeo for area bicyclist enthusiasts - helping youngsters learn the importance of traffic signs, yielding to pedestrians and how to ride in inclement weather. Kendra Weist, Girl Scout Troop 3126 Leader, said about 30 Girl Scouts and their siblings turned out and then several members of the public participated in the bike rodeo course. “We let them go first to test the stations because they are going to be helping with the stations,” Weist said of the scouts. The sleet pelting the24-30, bikers2017 helCulpeper Times • Aug. mets didn’t keep them from riding,
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Stacey Zellers directs her daughter Alysha during the CCSO/Girl Scout Bike Rodeo March 17. and actually aided in the educational aspect of the day. “It did work out well that way, it was a great lesson for them to learn when can you ride in the elements
and when can you not,” Weist said. Instead, bikers learned about The troop and the CCSO had traffic signs and hand gestures besix stations planned, but decided fore going through a cone course againstReach a bike wash station in based Your Customers the Next Issue—Call 540.812.2282 5 on the weather. ➤ See Rodeo, Page 4
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