For people who live in or near Anoka County, Safe Kids Anoka County have announced the dates for their 2011 bicycle helmet sale and fitting events. Bike helmets will be available for both adults and children for a mere $12 each, cash or check only.
These clinics are a great place for new cyclists and cyclists who are getting back on the bike after a hiatus to get a quality helmet on the cheap, and to get expert help getting the straps and everything all proper so that the helmet actually protects your forehead and other notable parts. Kid and toddler helmets are also a great deal via these clinics, especially since kids tend to outgrow stuff or need refitting every spring even when they don’t outgrow the helmet.
Dates and locations for 2011 include:
- Tuesday, April 12 — 4:00 – 8:00 PM, Blaine City Hall (10801 Town Square Drive, Blaine)
- Tuesday, April 26 — 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office (13301 Hanson Boulevard NW, Andover)
- Tuesday, May 3 — 4:00 – 8:00 PM, Blaine City Hall (10801 Town Square Drive, Blaine)
- Thursday, May 5 — 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Ramsey City Hall (7550 Sunwood Drive NW, Ramsey)
- Wednesday, May 18 — 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Fridley Police Department (6431 University Avenue NE, Fridley)
Come on down and nab thyself a melon cover if you need one, or they make excellent gifts for all gift-giving occasions.