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Saudi women will be allowed to drive bikes

Saudi women will be allowed to drive bikes
A picture taken June 3, 2018 shows Saudi Noura preparing for a training session at the Bikers Skills Institute, a motorcycle driving school, on the outskirts of Riyadh. Even a year ago, it would have been hard to imagine -- Saudi women clad in skinny jeans and Harley Davidson t-shirts, revving motorbikes at a Riyadh sports circuit. But ahead of the historic lifting of a decades-long ban on female drivers on June 24, women gather weekly at the privately owned Bikers Skills Institute, to learn how to ride bikes. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE
A picture taken June 3, 2018 shows Saudi Noura preparing for a training session at the Bikers Skills Institute, a motorcycle driving school, on the outskirts of Riyadh.
Even a year ago, it would have been hard to imagine — Saudi women clad in skinny jeans and Harley Davidson t-shirts, revving motorbikes at a Riyadh sports circuit. But ahead of the historic lifting of a decades-long ban on female drivers on June 24, women gather weekly at the privately owned Bikers Skills Institute, to learn how to ride bikes. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE