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 – 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 two 2-hour 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 and we may be able to provide two graduates with a bicycle of their own. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. We will accommodate all beginner riders, those who have come to a prior class and those who have yet to come to a class.
November 10, 2018, 12pm-2:00pm
• Helmet fit – two finger rule
• Know your bike
• Bike safety – ABC Quick Check
• Power start
• Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
• Safe riding practices
• What to carry
Advanced skills / Additional practice outside, 75 minutes
• Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
• Scanning over shoulder
• Turns and signaling
• Gear Shifting
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: Atlanta Bicycle Coalition Liability Waiver.
1305 Oakland Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
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