"While it's easy to organize a bad rodeo, it's not as easy as many think to do it right, and effectively.
"This guide outlines a step-by-step approach to designing a successful bicycle rodeo in [the reader's] community. Parents, members of community service organizations and teachers were in my mind as [the author] wrote this: it's designed to help [the reader] show kids in local neighborhoods how to be safer on bikes.
"[The guide starts] with a review of the basic principles that an effective program should encompass. The section on how to run a skills event offers guidelines for success. It involves a graduated approach to skills events; starting small and manageable, building upon success."