6500 East Arapahoe Road, Boulder, CO 80301
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Meet Bike Ed
instructors, PE teachers and school administrators; watch the program in
These classes all take place at Southern Hills Middle School 1500 Knox Dr, Boulder, CO 80305.
November 1, 20169:30-11:30 a.m.Day 2 of Bikeology class for 7th graders during PE class; Day 1 of
Bikeology class with 6th graders during PE class. November 2, 20169:30-11: 30 a.m.Day 3 of Bikeology class for 7th graders during PE class; Day 2 of
Bikeology class with 6th graders during PE class. November 8, 201610:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.Day 3 of Bikeology class for 6th graders during PE class; Day 2 of
Bikeology class with 7th graders during PE class. November 9, 201610: 30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.Day 4 of Bikeology class for 6th graders during PE class; Day 4 of
Bikeology class with 7th graders during PE class.
a vision of training the next generation of cyclists through
empowerment and fun, Bike Ed integrates basic bike skills into physical
education classes so that by the time students graduate from middle
school, they have learned essential skills to help encourage more biking
and walking to school. "Walking and bicycling to school
enhances the health of our kids, improves air quality, and reduces
congestion around schools," says CDOT Safe Routes to School Program
Manage Leslie Feuerborn. "Safe Routes to School is a program that works
to increase the numbers of children walking and bicycling to and from
school. The City of Boulder and Boulder Valley School District are
leading the way in Colorado in promoting safe walking and bicycling. It
is exciting to watch Landon Hilliard and his team develop a sustainable
bicycle education and encouragement program in the schools."
has donated special bike racks and mounts for the program, which allow
instructors to operate a mobile bike instruction program that offers
standard equipment and a level playing field to students at all nine
"Rocky Mounts is proud
to support the BVSD Bike Ed program. We are proponents of cycling as
recreation, commuting and competition. Getting kids on bikes early in
life is important to help encourage cycling throughout their lives,"
said Rocky Mounts Founder, Bobby Noyes.
The program has also received in-kind support from Boulder-based Nite Ize, and Boulder Community Health. NIte Ize has provided product incentives for program participants.
Ize's support for the BVSD Bike Ed program correlates directly with our
company's values of making cycling fun while encouraging safety. Our
products help kids connect to cycling through creativity and technology
and ultimately, encourage safer streets for motorists, pedestrians and
cyclists alike," said Dealer Services Director Brian Dekle. The
elementary school curriculum, BLAST, focuses on 4th and 5th graders and
introduces students to biking as a mode of transportation that is
healthy and fun. Bikeology is a more advanced course designed for 6th
and 7th graders and emphasizes vehicular cycling skills and gives
students practical experience “driving” their bikes in traffic.
Ed’s goal to make biking and walking to school the enjoyable and easy
choice,” said Landon Hilliard, the TO School Program Director. “Bike Ed
promotes safety and fun, while engaging parents, teachers and schools to
create a culture of bicycle enthusiasts in the Boulder Valley School
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