Bike riders from ages 5 to 14 stood in line for safety checks during the annual bike rodeo last weekend.

Bike riders from ages 5 to 14 stood in line for safety checks during the annual bike rodeo last weekend.

Never to young for bike safety

Plenty of kids checked in with bike professionals as well as RCMP officers.

Bicycle riders ages five to 14 stood in queue for the city’s Bike Rodeo on Saturday morning in the Trail Memorial Centre. The event had professionals from Gerick’s on hand for helmet and bike safety tips as wells as RCMP officers who took the kids through a mini skills testing course. (Top) Erik Laithwaite from Gerick Cycle Sport Centre checks the tires for avid biker Eli Kivell, 7; (Below) Gerald Klassen helped check helmet <span class="n_ 57 v1" style="color: #000000; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif, 'Lucida Grande', Tahoma, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none;