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RODEO WORK – Ryan Kauffman, right, tunes-up a bicycle for Kira Davis, left, during Sitka Rotary Club’s annual Sitka Bike Rodeo Saturday, May 3, at the U.S. Coast Guard-Air Station Sitka. Hundreds of children and their parents turned out for the event that also included bicycle registrations by Sitka Police, obstacle courses and hot dogs. The club also gave away 40 bicycle helmets to participants. (Daily Sitka Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

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(This photo and caption appeared on Page 1 in the Wednesday, May 16, 2012, edition of the Daily Sitka Sentinel. It is reprinted here with permission.)

NO MORE TRAINING WHEELS: Aliyah Overturf, age 7, watches as volunteer bicycle mechanic Ryan Kauffman removes the training wheels from her bicycle during the Sitka Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the U.S. Coast Guard-Air Station Sitka hangar. The Sitka Bike Rodeo is an annual event hosted by the Sitka Rotary Club and U.S. Coast Guard-Air Station Sitka. Children had their bicycles tuned up and registered with the police during the event. The sponsors also hosted an obstacle course and taught bicycle safety. The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Injury Prevention Program also provided free and low-cost bike helmets for kids. (Daily Sitka Sentinel photo by James Poulson)

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Pacific High School students and staff ride their new classroom set of bikes from Yellow Jersey Cycle Shop to a storage facility in October. The bikes, to be used for PE classes, were funded by an Alternative Schools Healthy Students Initiative grant from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. Pacific High School is an alternative school operated by the Sitka School District. Pictured from left: Hillary Seeland, William Biggs, Raven Young, Eric Matthes, Carson Conner, Jill Williams, Scott Thomas, Ryan Kauffman, and Tommy Svilar. Not pictured are Sarah Ferrency and Jessie Young. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Ferrency, Pacific High School co-principal)

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