The Rifle Police Department conducts an annual Bicycle Rodeo. Quick Facts
The 2009 Bicycle Rodeo occurred on May 9th, 2009 at the new Rifle Police Department facility. The Bicycle Rodeo is conducted during the National Bicycle Safety Month (May).
The primary goal of the event is to educate and encourage safe bicycle riding practices among school age children.
In 2009 the Rifle Walmart gave the Rifle Police Department a $1,500 grant for the purchase of bicycles for the event.
The Rifle Police Department Bicycle Rodeo consists of:
A complimentary bicycle safety check prior to a riding course.
A riding course for the children to complete.
A bicycle raffle.
Outside agency showcases.
A small portion of the Rifle Police Department Bicycle Rodeo.
Officer Duncan and several kids participating in the events of the bicycle rodeo.
Hot dogs were offered to the public.
Rifle Police Department Chief Daryl Meisner and Red E Fox the mascot for the Garfield County Emergency Communications Center.
Rifle Police Department staff and some of the bikes given away during the Bicycle Rodeo.
Officer Wilson announcing winners of the bicycle raffle!
In addition to the Rifle Police Department
many local agencies and groups came together to make this one of our
best Bicycle Rodeo's yet.