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Bike Skills Classes

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Whether you've just learned to ride or are a regular cyclist, we've got a class for you! Classes are a combination of teacher presentations and on-bike exercises in a safe location, followed by a skill-appropriate group ride. Every class covers helmet fit, basic bike fit, and how to do an ABC quick check. Make sure to bring your bike, helmet, and close-toed shoes. Anyone under the age of 12 must also have an adult register and attend with them. 

Basic Bike Skills:
Know how to ride a bike, but could use a brush up on your skills? Come to our Basics class! Participants must be able to balance and ride unassisted. Key skills covered will include:




  • Rules of the Road


  • Starting and stopping


  • Steering, balancing, and riding in a straight line


  • Signaling


  • Looking over your shoulder while riding straight


  • Understanding gears


  • Understanding group rides




Intermediate Bike Skills:
If you've already got the hang of the key skills covered in our Basics class, join us for the Intermediate class! Are you OK on the bike path but hesitant to get on the road? We'll cover this and more:




  • Entering the roadway


  • Lane positioning


  • Exiting driveways


  • Navigating through an intersection


  • Road and Shoulder riding


  • Sidewalk Do's and Don'ts




Advanced Bike Skills:
Got the key skills from the Intermediate and Basics classes? Level up with our Advanced class! This class is mostly focused on on-bike skills, and you'll spend some time on a road ride. We'll cover this and more:




  • Hazard avoidance skills (rock dodge, quick stop, railroad tracks, windblast, etc)


  • Advanced intersection navigation


  • Night riding


  • Inclement weather riding



* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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