Smart Biking - Adult Safety Classes

When

12–23 Jun 2018

Where

Bike Easy Office – 2100 Oretha Castle Haley

Cost

FREE but you must register

Details

Bike Easy has reformatted our Adult Bike Safety Class curriculum. The two-day class formerly titled “Traffic Safety 101” will now be called “SMART BIKING” – a class structured in three sessions:

  • Session 1 – Getting to Know Your Bike and Your Rights (in-class/off-bike)
    Topics: Choosing a bike, adjusting the bike, maintenance, clothing/gear, rules of the road
  • Session 2 – Smart Bike Handling (in-class & on-bike)
    Topics: handling basics, shifting gears, where to ride, infrastructure, crashes and hazards, night riding, rural riding
  • Session 3 – Smart Road Riding (outside/on-bike)
    Topics: drive train maintenance, riding with a group, sharing paths and trails, inclement weather, night riding, rural riding, flat fixing

Participants may complete session 1 and 2 in any order but must complete both 1 & 2 before signing up for the final session 3.

This is a FREE class but you must register

Note: Upon completion of all three sessions a Smart Biking certificate will be awarded.

Sessions will meet at Bike Easy – 2100 O.C. Haley Blvd.
Classes on June 12 and 13 will take place at the Main Library (219 Loyola Ave.) 3rd-floor meeting room.

Tuesday, June 12th, 6-8pm (Session 1)
Wednesday, June 13th, 6-8pm (Session 2)
Saturday, June 16th, 10am-2pm (Session 3)

Tuesday, June 19th, 6-8pm (Session 1)
Wednesday, June 20th, 6-8pm (Session 2)
Saturday, June 23rd, 10am-2pm (Session 3)

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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