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Safety and Fun Spotlighted in Downtown Ferndale Bike Rodeo

May 27th 2018

Safety and Fun Spotlighted in Downtown Ferndale Bike Rodeo (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Free helmets, bicycle safety checks, licenses and a test riding course were all part of the annual Downtown Ferndale Bike Rodeo held May 17. Eighteen month old Denver Carter and his mom watched while four-year-old Keegan Carter […]

Oak Park Bike Rodeo Promotes Safety, Freebies, and Fun!

May 21st 2017

Oak Park Bike Rodeo Promotes Safety, Freebies, and Fun! (Cheryl Weiss, May 21, 2017) The Oak Park Community Center parking lot was transformed into a Bike Rodeo on Saturday, encouraging kids and adults to stop by, check it out, and join the fun.  Dan Parker, Recreation Coordinator for the City of Oak Park, organized the […]

Downtown Ferndale Bike Rodeo May 19

May 15th 2016

Downtown Ferndale Bike Rodeo May 19 (EVENT page) Ferndale Recreation and the Ferndale DDA team up to bring you the Downtown Bike Rodeo! Featuring FREE bike inspections from the Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop, FREE bike skills test and bike licensing courtesy of the Ferndale Police Dept. and Police Auxiliary, FREE bike helmets (for kids) thanks […]

Ferndale Man Dead After Motorcycle Accident

June 24th 2012

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that a Ferndale man is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on I-696 this morning. The man was not wearing a helmet. His companion, a woman from Georgia, was wearing a helmet. She survived and is being treated for scrapes and bruises. For more on the accident, check out this Detroit Free Press article

Bike Safety a Must in the City

July 4th 2011

…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…