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Alexandria Offering Virtual Bike Training Classes to Promote Safety

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – People are seen riding bikes a lot more these days. Biking is both a good way to exercise and travel from place to place. But with the increase in riders comes an increase accidents. The City of Alexandria has taken notice of accidents around town and is offering virtual bike training sessions.

The training sessions on July 29 and and August 22 are a collaboration with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

During these classes, riders will learn how to safely ride their bikes in traffic, communicate with drivers using hand signals, and how to prepare for a ride.

The July 29 class begins at 5:30 p.m, To register, click HERE. The August 22 class begins at 10 a.m. To register, click HERE.

Both sessions are free and sponsored by the Department of Transportation and Environmental Services.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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