This is a past Event

Ride for the Future Community Bicycle Workshop

When

Wed, May 29, 2013
9:00 – 11:00 am

Where

Center for Ethical Living
2903 Jefferson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Cost

FREE! Please RSVP by email and include the number of people, your names and phone numbers.

Want a bike light for attending the event? We are selling sets for only $10, but you must be at the workshop to get the lights.

Details

Join Bike Easy for a Community Bicycle Workshop at the Center for Ethical Living. We will be working with young adults from Ride for the Future, a summer program to bike from New Orleans to Houston and visit communities impacted by fossil fuels, and community members are welcome.

Our workshop will focus on basic and advanced safety techniques, riding safely in a group, and we’ll have a short Q & A session about the need-to-knows of bicycle touring. Join us and answer your questions about bicycling safely and with confidence, and learn more about traveling long distances by bicycle!

BENEFITS OF BICYCLING

  • Gain a higher quality of life
  • Experience your neighborhood in ways you never thought possible
  • Have more energy
  • It’s fun!

LEARN

  1. Learn the ABC Quick Check to make sure every ride you take is safe. Learn how to fit your helmet properly.
  2. Learn to safely mount and dismount your bicycle. Learn how to start and stop your bike safely.
  3. Learn how to use your gears.
  4. Learn and practice how to turn and scan behind you and remain in a straight line and how to signal safely.
  5. Learn how to fix a flat tire.

At select events mechanics will be on hand to help with simple repairs and discuss proper maintenance to keep you rolling and safe!

Helmets are required to participate in the “on the bike” portion of the Workshop

For more Events, please see the Events Calendar, or visit the Events Archives

This Event is part of Bike Easy’s Community Bicycle Workshops Project.

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