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NOMA Family Day & Community Bicycle Workshop

New Orleans Museum of Art

When

Sat, Apr 20, 2013
4:00 – 7:00 am

Where

One Collins C. Diboll Circle
City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
Map

Full Bicycle Workshop from 12pm to 2pm! We’ll be tabling all day!

Cost

FREE! Please RSVP by email and include the number of people, your names and phone numbers.
25 Participant Limit! Reserve your spot today!

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

Our Community Bicycle Workshop will coincide with the exhibit Imagining the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, and we’ll have our own bicycle-specific exhibit outside about the history of bikes and biking in New Orleans and elsewhere! We’ll be set up out front of the museum.

Come check out NOMA’s exhibit, hang out with Bike Easy, and learn about the history of biking and how to bike safely in the modern day!

The hands On Community Bicycle Workshop will be from 12pm to 2pm! You’re encouraged to bring your bikes and helmets to participate during the on bike demos!

More About the Communicty Bicycle Workshops

All are welcome, especially adults and their families (children, grandparents and friends). Through hands-on activities we’ll help build your confidence to integrate bicycling into your everyday tasks. More bicycling will make you feel healthier, more connected to your community, relieve stress, and get you where you need to go without getting stuck in traffic and by saving money in your wallets!

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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