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"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.“ - Marian Wright Edelman

get rolling with PEDAL POSITIVE in 2020!

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*ANNOUNCEMENT*: To be extra safe and given the uncertainties surrounding the evolving Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, all Pedal Positive classes and rides are on hold until further notice. As such, any currently posted classes/registrations and rides are cancelled. Individual Instruction will continue to be available on a case-by-case basis.

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We offer bike classes and seminars for both individuals and groups. Our certified instructors will help you achieve your goals and to have fun while doing it!

LEARN TO RIDE CLASS (Indoor)

*ANNOUNCEMENT*: To be extra safe and given the uncertainties surrounding the evolving Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, all Pedal Positive classes and rides are on hold until further notice. As such, any currently posted classes/registrations and rides are cancelled. Individual Instruction will continue to be available on a case-by-case basis.

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FREE 2-hour indoor bike class for adults and mature teens who want to learn how to ride a bicycle in a fun, supportive environment. This is a $75+ value that we provide as a free service to help people in the community.

Class size is limited to allow students to receive personalized instruction. Our friendly certified instructors use a safe, easy, and successful method to teach students how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike.

Many people learn to ride in one session. But, if not, you can come back for as many free sessions as you need or use the low-stress method you’ll learn to teach yourself!

  • AGE LIMIT: Students must be at least 13 years old.
  • EQUIPMENT: Bicycles and helmets are included with registration or you can bring your own in good working order.
  • WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfortable clothes and bring water and snacks.
  • REGISTRATION INFO: Advance registration required. Sign-up online below or contact us.
  • NOTE: Individual instruction also available on a case-by-case basis. Complete this request form.

2020 CLASS SCHEDULE / REGISTRATION LINKS:

  • [CANCELED] Sat, Mar 7, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Mar 14, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Mar 21, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Apr 4, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Apr 11, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Apr 18, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]

BASIC RIDING SKILLS CLASS (Indoor)

*ANNOUNCEMENT*: To be extra safe and given the uncertainties surrounding the evolving Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, all Pedal Positive classes and rides are on hold until further notice. As such, any currently posted classes/registrations and rides are cancelled. Individual Instruction will continue to be available on a case-by-case basis.

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FREE 2-hour flexible format indoor session in a fun, supportive environment for recent Learn to Ride graduates or other riders who need to work on their basic handling skills. This is a $75+ value that we provide as a free service to help people in the community.

Class size is limited to allow students to receive personalized instruction. Our friendly certified instructors will be on-hand so you can ask questions and receive tips.

  • AGE LIMIT: Students must be at least 13 years old.
  • EQUIPMENT: Bicycles and helmets are included with registration or you can bring your own in good working order.
  • WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfortable clothes and bring water and snacks.
  • REGISTRATION INFO: Advance registration required. Sign-up online below or contact us.
  • NOTE: Individual instruction also available on a case-by-case basis. Complete this request form.

2020 CLASS SCHEDULE / REGISTRATION LINKS:

  • [CANCELED] Sat, Mar 7, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Mar 14, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Mar 21, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Apr 4, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Apr 11, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]
  • [CANCELED] Sat, Apr 18, Patrick Henry Rec Center, Alexandria, VA (Indoor) [2:30-4:30PM]

INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION (outdoor or INDOOR)

We offer FREE individual instruction for both Learn to Ride and Basic Riding Skills on a case-by-case basis. This is a $150 value that we provide as a free service to help people in the community.

The format is the same as our group classes and, as always, our friendly certified instructors will provide expert guidance and answer questions.

  • LOCATION: Alexandria, Arlington, Greenbelt, DC, others as needed
  • AGE LIMIT: Students must be at least 13 years old.
  • EQUIPMENT: Bicycles and helmets are included with registration or you can bring your own in good working order.
  • WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfortable clothes and bring water and snacks.
  • REGISTRATION INFO: Complete this request form or contact us.

Bike WORKSHOPS

*ANNOUNCEMENT*: To be extra safe and given the uncertainties surrounding the evolving Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, all Pedal Positive classes and rides are on hold until further notice. As such, any currently posted classes/registrations and rides are cancelled. Individual Instruction will continue to be available on a case-by-case basis.

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Enjoy fun, hands-on learning for a variety of practical biking-related topics with Pedal Positive's "Handle Your Bike Bizness Workshops" and mix in some social fun at our "Workshop Socials".

COMMUTING BASICS SEMINAR

*ANNOUNCEMENT*: To be extra safe and given the uncertainties surrounding the evolving Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, all Pedal Positive classes and rides are on hold until further notice. As such, any currently posted classes/registrations and rides are cancelled. Individual Instruction will continue to be available on a case-by-case basis.

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Avoid the traffic, save on gas, and ride to work!

Our experienced, certified instructors will come to your organization and provide a 1-hour seminar with useful info and tips to help you and your group pedal to work safer and better.

BIKE-FRIENDLY DRIVER SEMINAR

*ANNOUNCEMENT*: To be extra safe and given the uncertainties surrounding the evolving Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, all Pedal Positive classes and rides are on hold until further notice. As such, any currently posted classes/registrations and rides are cancelled. Individual Instruction will continue to be available on a case-by-case basis.

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Does you organization employ a lot of drivers? Then this seminar is for you!

Our experienced, certified instructors will provide a 1-hour discussion with useful information for motorized vehicle drivers to help improve safety on the road. We'll discuss how and why bicyclists travel the roadways in the ways they do with the objective of developing a shared understanding for all road users.