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Kids Cycle Class Pt. 2

Kids Cycle Class Pt. 2


GET US A TABLE THERE. IT’S THE SAME. ROAD TRIP. LEARNING TO RIDE A BIKE IS A RIGHT OF PASSAGE TO MOST CHILDREN. AND TINA IS CHECKING OUT BIKE SAFETY CLASSES JUST FOR KIDS. THAT’S RIGHT. GOOD MORNING FROM ROCKLAND AND THIS IS INCREDIBLE BECAUSE WE’RE SEEING KIDS AS YOUNG AS FIVE YEARS OLD RIDE THEIR BIKES. IT’S A PROGRAM OFFERED IN ROCKLAND AND IT’S A CYCLING PROGRAM FOR KIDS 5 TO 12 AND THEY GET TOGETHER EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT AND HAVE AN ACCIDENT PROFESSIONAL CYCLIST WHO IS HERE HOPING TO COACH THEM. HE IS GIVING THEM TIPS ALL THE WAY FROM HOW TO GET ON A BIKE, BIKE SAFETY, ON UP TO HOW TO BE A CYCLING RACE AND EVENT. GOOD MORNING. GOOD MORNING. FIRST OF ALL YOU DID THE TOUR DE FRANCE? YES, ONCE, MY BROTHER DID IT TWO TIMES. SO WE HAVE LOTS OF EXPERIENCE. Reporter: NOW YOU’RE GIVING BACK. WHAT’S YOUR GOAL OF TEACHING THESE YOUNG STUDENTS HOW TO CYCLE SIGNAL. TO CYCLE TO KEEP KIDS AWAY FROM THE WORST THINGS THAT CAN HAPPEN TO THEM ON THE STREETS. WE CHANNEL THEIR ENERGY IN SPORTS. IT’S SUCH A GREAT THING TO CHANNEL THEIR ENERGY IN SPORTS. WHAT ARE SOME GOOD TIPS YOU CAN GIVE PARENTS? THERE IS A LOT PEOPLE WATCHING WHO MAY NOT HAVE A CHILD RIDING A BIKE YET. PLEASE WEAR YOUR HELMET TIGHTLY, NUMBER ONE. THE SECOND TIP, BRING YOUR CHILD TO CYCLING CAMP. IT IS REALLY FUN. TRY IT. BRING THEM TO AN EVENT, GET THEM EXPERIENCED IN THE EVENT OF CYCLING IN GENERAL. SPORTS MAKES YOUR CHILD DISCIPLINED. R. Reporter: ANTHONY HOW OLDER YOU? I’M 9. Reporter: TURN THIS WAY SO THE CAMERAS CAN SEE YOU. YOU JUST DID A TRIATHLON, RIGHT? RIGHT. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT CYCLING? WHEN WE GO WIN RACES AND WE CYCLE. YES, YES. AND WOULD YOU SAY CYCLING IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT AND YOU WANT TO BE A PROFESSIONAL ONE DAY? YES, I DO. DIDN’T YOU WIN YOUR EVENT THAT YOU UPPER JUST IN? YEAH. CONGRATULATIONS TO HIM. THAT’S SO AWESOME. OKAY BEFORE WE LET YOU GO, I’M GOING TO GET ON MY OWN BIKE HERE. READY FOR THIS? HERE’S THE HELMET. I’M GOING TO HAVE SAFETY FIRST. REMEMBER WE’VE DONE THESE EVENTS AT GOOD DAY SACRAMENTO. I’M GETTING READY. ALMOST THERE. HERE WE GO. I’M GOING TO GET ON THIS BIG BIKE. OHH! OKAY. HERE WE GO, GUYS. PRACTICE THE CONES. ANTHONY, TEACH ME OUT. Reporter: COME OUT, YOU CAN GET THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE. I’M GOING TO DO A COUPLE LAPS HERE. TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET YOUR KIDS INVOLVED HERE EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE PARK HERE IN ROCKLAND. I’M GOING TO BEAT ALL OF YOU. I’M GOING TO BEAT YOU-ALL. OKAY. LOOK AT HER GO, FILLED WITH T FORCES. TOMORROW SHE’S GOING TO WAKE

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