Smart Biking

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OVERVIEW 

Smart Biking is a free course designed to help anyone feel comfortable safely riding a bike in traffic.

The class is structured into one-two classroom sessions and one road riding session. Upon completion of all sessions, participants will receive a Smart Cycling certificate and free set of bike lights.

Topics covered include: Choosing a bike, adjusting the bike, maintenance, clothing/gear, rules of the road, handling basics, shifting gears, where to ride, infrastructure, crashes and hazards, night riding, rural riding, drive train maintenance, riding with a group, sharing paths and trails, inclement weather, night riding, rural riding, and fixing a flat tire.

Graduates will be eligible to join our team of bike safety education volunteers, as well as become eligible to go on to take the LCI seminar to be able to work for Bike Easy as a League Certified Instructor.

 

DETAILS

Class Duration: 9 hours completed over two-three sessions

Class Location: Online or classroom, parking lot and street

Class Size: Max 25 students

Instructors: 2

Equipment: Educational materials, bikes, helmets, cones

Availability of loaner bikes: Contact Bike Easy if you are not able to provide your own bike or helmet

Registration Policy: For more info or to set up a class, contact laura@bikeeasy.org

Upcoming Events

Smart Biking

Smart Biking

Free

Smart Biking is a free course designed to help anyone feel comfortable safely riding a bike in traffic. The class is structured into two Zoom sessions and one in-person/road riding...

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July 29, 2021
Meet the Artist – A Bike Ride with Jenny Perez

Meet the Artist – A Bike Ride with Jenny Perez

$15

Jenny Perez, Old No. 77's "Artist in Residency", will be wrapping up her month-long stay in New Orleans with an intimate bicycle ride presented by Beauty & Brawn. The ride...

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August 04, 2021
Weekend Youth Bike Camp

Weekend Youth Bike Camp

Free

Get your bike skills ready before rolling back to school! Our free 2-day bike camp on the Greenway will provide in depth safety trainings for elementary and middle school students....

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August 07, 2021
White Linen Night – Bicycle Valet

White Linen Night – Bicycle Valet

White Linen Night at the Contemporary Arts Center returns! Bike to Julia street and let us watch your bicycle at our Bicycle Valet while you visit the open galleries. We'll...

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August 07, 2021
Bike Infrastructure Workshop

Bike Infrastructure Workshop

Free

This virtual workshop will cover the different types of bike infrastructure you'll see on the streets, as well as how to safely navigate whether biking, walking or driving. We'll also...

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August 10, 2021