True Beginners


Get ready to join the pedal-powered revolution sweeping through Atlanta! With more and more people riding bikes for fitness, commuting, and exploring the city, it's time for you to learn how to ride a bike!

This class is designed for true beginners – whether you're a kid or an adult riding for the first time or you've ridden in the past but still feel shaky on the pedals, we've got you covered. 

There will be a limited number of youth and adult bikes for participants to use, but if you have a bike, please bring it! We ask that all participants bring a helmet for safety. If you don't have a helmet, please let me know before class at [email protected]

Throughout these classes, we'll cover:

• Helmet fit - two finger rule

• Know your bike

• Bike safety – ABC Quick Check


• Brakes

• Balance

• Coast

• Pedal

• Stop

• Power start

Safety essentials

• Road rules (bike as a vehicle)

• Safe riding practices

• What to carry

Advanced skills

• Scanning over the shoulder

• Turns and signaling

• Gear Shifting


We'll meet at the Washington Park Natatorium, located at 102 Ollie St NW, Atlanta, GA 30314

Please note that for participants under 18, a parent or guardian must accompany them throughout the entire class. 

These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

March 07, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6pm
Washington Park Recreation Center - 102 Ollie St NW
102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
United States
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Karli Blalock · · 404-996-1185
Logann Hill Mante Areta Melissa Hughley Ashley Johnson Vernon Slusher

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