True Beginners

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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

Fundamentals

• 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.

WHEN
May 09, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6pm
WHERE
Washington Park Recreation Center - 102 Ollie St NW
102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
United States
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CONTACT
Karli Blalock · · 404-996-1185

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