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Pleasanton is pleased to present the Bicycle Safety Festival, a multi-agency collaboration that will take place on May 1, 2016, from noon to 3 p.m. at Amador Valley High School, located at 1155 Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton.

Youth cyclists are invited to ride their bikes through an obstacle course to learn how to start and stop properly, use hand signals, avoid hazards and more. In addition to the Obstacle Course, there will be a Pedestrian Safety Course, Bike Safety Trivia Wheel and Bike Blender, bike tune-ups, helmet fittings, car seat inspections, prizes and more.

Helmets are required for all riders and all activities will be led by trained instructors.

Pleasanton was awarded the Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community award by the League of American Bicyclists

Food will also be provided at the festival, courtesy of the Pleasanton Police Officers Association and the Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation. Other partners include the Pleasanton Unified School District, the Pleasanton Police Department, Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, Bike East Bay, Alameda County Transportation, Safe Routes to Schools, and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

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