Select Your FREE Bike Class

Welcome to our calendar of FREE bike classes. 

Whether you’re a True Beginner, seeking greater confidence riding on city streets, hoping to increase your transportation options by getting around on Atlanta’s bike share bikes, or want help navigating a commute on your own two wheels, we’ve got a class for you. Each class is led or facilitated by a League Cycling Instructor (LCI), certified by the League of American Bicyclists.

You can RSVP for any class below, or click the buttons above to view more details and RSVP for a particular class. Attendance at any class conducted by Propel ATL indicates your agreement to our liability waiver

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  • Thursday, October 06, 2022 at 04:00 PM · 6 rsvps

    True Beginners

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike!

    This class is for true beginners – kids* or adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After these classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    We have a limited number of bikes for true beginners to use. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. There will be an informational session and time outside on a bike.

    Getting started classroom

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Safety essentials classroom

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

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

     

    *Please note that anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entire class. The parent/guardian does not have to participate in the class, but minors cannot be "dropped off" to this class. 

     

  • Saturday, October 08, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    True Beginners

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike!

    This class is for true beginners – kids* or adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After these classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    THIS SPECIFIC CLASS IS ONLY FOR PARTICIPANTS WHO ALREADY HAVE THEIR OWN BIKES. Please bring your bike, a helmet, water, and sunscreen. There will be an informational session and time outside.

    Getting started classroom

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Safety essentials classroom

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

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

     

    *Please note that anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entire class. The parent/guardian does not have to participate in the class, but minors cannot be "dropped off" to this class. 

     

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 05:30 PM · 1 rsvp
    West End Library in Atlanta, GA

    Hack Your Essential Trip - West End Library

    Get comfortable traveling by bike with this instructional group ride! We will take it slow, stay together, practice our skills, and learn to ride safely on streets.We will gather for a few quick drills, then hit the city streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles. Then we will practice connecting bike trips to MARTA!

    This class was created in conjunction with the Fulton County Library System.

    If you're interested in this ride, but you feel unsure about participating due to hesitations about riding on city streets, please take a moment to fill out this survey so that we can work to create an experience that is accessible for all. 


    What to expect

    We will gather for an information session from our instructors then hit the city streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles. Once rolling, we’ll

    • Take it slow, stay together, and practice our skills in a safe and supportive manner
    • Experience Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows, and
    • Learn to ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane.”
    How to prepare

    Please bring a helmet and ensure that your tires are inflated to the recommended psi. We strongly recommend that you also bring:

    • Water and sunscreen
    • Sneakers or other appropriate closed-toed shoes
    • Comfortable, appropriate clothing for being outside and active
    • A friend or three!

    Please arrive promptly so all participants can benefit from the full time allotted for this instructional experience. 

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

    Attendance at this or any class conducted by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition indicates your agreement to the following liability waiver: Propel ATL Liability Waiver.

        Fulton County Library System   Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Vector LogoHelp Center

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 04:00 PM · 1 rsvp

    True Beginners

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike!

    This class is for true beginners – kids* or adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After these classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    We have a limited number of bikes for true beginners to use. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. There will be an informational session and time outside on a bike.

    Getting started classroom

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Safety essentials classroom

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

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

     

    *Please note that anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entire class. The parent/guardian does not have to participate in the class, but minors cannot be "dropped off" to this class. 

     

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 05:30 PM · 2 rsvps

    Emory Community Biketober

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    Give your city cycling confidence a boost with this instructional group ride. This in-person class is designed in conjunction with the Emory Community. 

    What to expect

    We will gather for a few quick drills then hit the city streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles, then practice connecting bike trips to the Emory bus! Once rolling, we’ll

    • Take it slow, stay together, and practice our skills in a safe and supportive manner
    • Experience Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows, and
    • Learn to ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane.”
    How to prepare

    Please bring a helmet and ensure that your tires are inflated to the recommended psi. We strongly recommend that you also bring:

    • Water and sunscreen
    • Sneakers or other appropriate closed-toed shoes
    • Comfortable, appropriate clothing for being outside and active
    • A friend or three!

    Please arrive promptly so all participants can benefit from the full time allotted for this instructional experience. 

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

    Attendance at this or any class conducted by the Propel ATL indicates your agreement to the following liability waiver: Propel ATL Liability Waiver.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 05:30 PM
    West End Library in Atlanta, GA

    City Cycling - West End Library

    Give your city cycling confidence a boost with this instructional group ride. This class was created in conjunction with the Fulton County Library System.

    If you're interested in this ride, but you feel unsure about participating due to hesitations about riding on city streets, please take a moment to fill out this survey so that we can work to create an experience that is accessible for all. 


    What to expect

    We will gather for an information session from our instructors then hit the city streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles. Once rolling, we’ll

    • Take it slow, stay together, and practice our skills in a safe and supportive manner
    • Experience Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows, and
    • Learn to ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane.”
    How to prepare

    Please bring a helmet and ensure that your tires are inflated to the recommended psi. We strongly recommend that you also bring:

    • Water and sunscreen
    • Sneakers or other appropriate closed-toed shoes
    • Comfortable, appropriate clothing for being outside and active
    • A friend or three!

    Please arrive promptly so all participants can benefit from the full time allotted for this instructional experience. 

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

    Attendance at this or any class conducted by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition indicates your agreement to the following liability waiver: Propel ATL Liability Waiver.

        Fulton County Library System   Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Vector LogoHelp Center

  • Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 04:00 PM · 3 rsvps

    True Beginners

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike!

    This class is for true beginners – kids* or adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After these classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    We have a limited number of bikes for true beginners to use. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. There will be an informational session and time outside on a bike.

    Getting started classroom

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Safety essentials classroom

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

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

     

    *Please note that anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entire class. The parent/guardian does not have to participate in the class, but minors cannot be "dropped off" to this class. 

     

  • Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 05:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Woodruff Park in Atlanta, GA

    Hack Your Essential Trip - Downtown

    Get comfortable traveling by bike with this instructional group ride! We will take it slow, stay together, practice our skills, and learn to ride safely on streets.We will gather for a few quick drills, then hit the city streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles. Then we will practice connecting bike trips to MARTA!

    If you're interested in this ride, but you feel unsure about participating due to hesitations about riding on city streets, please take a moment to fill out this survey so that we can work to create an experience that is accessible for all. 


    What to expect

    We will gather for an information session from our instructors then hit the city streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles. Once rolling, we’ll

    • Take it slow, stay together, and practice our skills in a safe and supportive manner
    • Experience Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows, and
    • Learn to ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane.”
    How to prepare

    Please bring a helmet and ensure that your tires are inflated to the recommended psi. We strongly recommend that you also bring:

    • Water and sunscreen
    • Sneakers or other appropriate closed-toed shoes
    • Comfortable, appropriate clothing for being outside and active
    • A friend or three!

    Please arrive promptly so all participants can benefit from the full time allotted for this instructional experience. 

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

    Attendance at this or any class conducted by Propel ATL indicates your agreement to the following liability waiver: Propel ATL Liability Waiver.

       

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  • Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 04:00 PM

    True Beginners

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike!

    This class is for true beginners – kids* or adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After these classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    We have a limited number of bikes for true beginners to use. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. There will be an informational session and time outside on a bike.

    Getting started classroom

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Safety essentials classroom

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

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

     

    *Please note that anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the entire class. The parent/guardian does not have to participate in the class, but minors cannot be "dropped off" to this class. 

     

  • Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 04:00 PM

    City Cycling - Georgia Tech Community

    Get comfortable traveling by bike with this instructional group ride! This in-person class is designed specifically for Georgia Tech students.

    If you're interested in this ride, but you feel unsure about participating due to hesitations about riding on city streets, please take a moment to fill out this survey so that we can work to create an experience that is accessible for all. 


    What to expect

    We will gather BEHIND the Campus Recreation Center on Tech Parkway. Here, we will perform a few quick drills then hit the city or campus streets for a 45-minute ride of three to four gentle miles. Once rolling, we’ll

    • Take it slow, stay together, and practice our skills in a safe and supportive manner
    • Experience Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows, and
    • Learn to ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane.”
    How to prepare

    Please bring a helmet and a bicycle in good repair that fits you. We strongly recommend that you also bring:

    • Water and sunscreen
    • Sneakers or other appropriate closed-toed shoes
    • Comfortable, appropriate clothing for being outside and active
    • A friend or three!

    Please arrive promptly so all participants can benefit from the full time allotted for this instructional experience. 

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

    Attendance at this or any class conducted by Propel ATL indicates your agreement to the following liability waiver: Propel ATL Liability Waiver.

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