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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Local Non-Profit Promotes Bicycle Safety and Independence


April 28, 2022

PEAC's Bike Mechanic Program teaches repair and maintenance skills.

In 1988, a special education student in Battle Creek was injured by a car while riding a bicycle at night without a bike helmet. Special Education Teacher John Waterman became concerned as it was one of his students involved in the accident. "The community reaction was, why was this student with a disability riding a bike? John's reaction was, why was this student with a disability not taught how to ride a bike in a safe manner?" says Madison Prinzing, Director of Programs with PEAC (Programs to Educate All Cyclists). Following the accident in 1988, Waterman started an after-school bi...

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