South L.A. Kids Bike Festival

Join us for a Free Kids Skills and Safety Festival! Learn how to ride your bike safely, start and stop properly, avoid hazards, yielding, ride an obstacle course and more! We’ll even have a limited supply of bikes and helmets for those without.Fun for all ages.
Skills stations.
On-street group rides.
Certificates and goody bags.
Bike wash.
Helmet giveaways.
Food!

Helmets required for all riders.

Bike Tune ups by El Maestro Bicycle Shop

Presented by Walk ‘n Rollers and LACBC.

Made possible by the USC Good Neighbors Campaign http://goodneighbors.usc.edu/, an employee-giving program that supports university-community partnerships.

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