Pedal pushers: BAES is first school in W.Va. to institute elementary bike-riding program

Buckhannon Academy Elementary School first-grader Shydan Hedgecoth is ready to roll as she bikes around the school’s gymnasium on a Strider bicycle, donated by the Strider Education Foundation. The school now has 22 bicycles and helmets, and physical education instructors Dan Hepler and Dustin Carlyle intend to help students learn to ride a bike following the Strider program.
BUCKHANNON – Very soon, students at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School will be wheeling around, thanks the folks at the Strider Education Foundation. BAES physical education instructors Dan Hepler and Dustin Carlyle said they wrote a grant and received both balance […]

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