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Cleaning the cycle for Summer Splash

Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Cheyenne Simmons, 7, gives grandpa Mike Beck's motorcycle a good cleaning Wednesday morning outside his Rock Falls home. Simmons and her little brother, Brooksdon, 5, who are visiting from Arkansas for the summer, helped clean the bike ahead of this weekend's Summer Splash Fun Fest in Rock Falls. Beck, who is a member of the Who Else Motorcycle Club, will be helping with some of the festivities during the celebration.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Brooksdon Simmons, 5, starts to work on scrubbing the wheels of grandpa Mike Beck's motorcycle. The yellow color earned the bike the nickname "Little Chiquita," prompting Simmons, his older sister, Cheyenne, and their grandpa to buy bananas for a snack earlier in the day.

Cheyenne Simmons, 7, gives grandpa Mike Beck's motorcycle a good cleaning Wednesday morning outside his Rock Falls home. Simmons and her little brother, Brooksdon, 5, who are visiting from Arkansas for the summer, helped clean the bike ahead of this weekend's Summer Splash Fun Fest in Rock Falls. Beck, who is a member of the Who Else Motorcycle Club, will be helping with some of the festivities during the celebration.

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