Bike Safety Fest set for Saturday

Bike safety
A Bicycle Safety Fest will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Tangled Wood, 3636 Tanglewood Road, Bettendorf. CREDIT CDC.GOV

A Bicycle Safety Fest is set for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Tangled Wood, 3636 Tanglewood Road, Bettendorf.

During the event, bicyclists may bring their bicycle and/or helmet to be checked for common safety features and fittings.

A QC Adaptive Sports Association official will speak about riding with a special need or disability. The Bi-State Regional Commission will hand out free area trails maps. There will also be live music, free raffle prizes and free Crawford Brewery samples.

The fest is being presented by the Bettendorf Trails Committee and The Tangled Wood.

The Bettendorf Trails Committee is a city-led body of employees, business leaders, educators, and residents. The mission is to promote a safe and healthy community by supporting active lifestyles. These events are family-friendly activities designed to showcase the Bettendorf trails and have participants check out new activities, including riding with a special need.

For more information, contact Becky Lovich at blovich@bettendorf.org.

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