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Join Bike Sergeant James Dyment at BCC for Free Bike Training and Safety Class

BPA Seattle LLC/Full Cycle Bike Club, the Belltown Community Center and Seattle Parks and Recreation join to offer free, bi-monthly workshops starting Wednesday August 7, 2013, 6pm – 7:30pm.

Bike Sergeant James Dyment from West Precinct, Seattle Police Department will present at the first workshop on August 7, 2013 at 6pm. Sgt. Dyment will cover SPD bicycle training, Rules of the Road, How to Ride Safe and Smart, and figuring out what’s a safe route for biking with some time for Q&A.

Eric Patchen will be presenting a session on Good Fit and Bike Basics on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.

Other presentations will feature guests speakers from the Seattle Parks Rangers; area bike clubs; Bicycle Alliance of Washington; Seattle City Council members; bike commuters, bike messengers and others who use bikes in their work and recreation.

Full Cycle Bike Club workshops will be held on Wednesdays, 6pm – 7:30pm at the Belltown Community Center, 415 Bell Street, Seattle. 2013 Dates: 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18.

Seattle Parks and Recreation registration required prior to attending any of the free presentations through December 18, 2013.  Please register no later than 3pm on Wednesday, August 7. To register call the Belltown Community Center: 206-684-7245 or visit in person during operating hours:

Belltown Community Center 415 Bell Street

Hours:    Monday & Wednesday 3 – 8 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Online registration beginning August 6, 12pm, at or e-mail your full name, residential or work address zip code, and phone number.

Full Cycle Bike Club Workshops at Belltown Community Center

Make biking a part of your lifestyle.  Improve your health and the environment through sustainable commuting.   Develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to commute by bicycle.  Learn rules of the road, safe route planning, maintenance, and awareness of biking issues.  The program is a set of facilitated workshops with guest speakers on various topics including : rules of the road, safe route planning, how to ride safe and smart, and jobs with bikes.

These meetings will serve as the basis to prepare participants for safe club rides and other social biking activities. This program is a supported in part by the City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment, in collaboration with BPASeattle LLC and the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department.

These will be offered as a series of facilitated workshops by guest speakers on various topics including rules of the road, safe route planning, how to ride safe and smart, and jobs with bikes.