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

The Bike Easy April Challenge
April 01, 2021
Bike to Work Week – Coffee Break

Bike to Work Week – Coffee Break

Find us handing out coffee donated by District Donuts on the Greenway between Claiborne and Basin Street. Have a cup on us to start your work day and celebrate another...

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April 15, 2021
Bike to Work Week – Coffee Break

Bike to Work Week – Coffee Break

Join us at District Donuts on Magazine and Jackson to check in with the Bike Easy team on all things Bike Easy April Challenge, learn about our new collaboration with...

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April 16, 2021