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May 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Do you want a quick overview of bike basics, rules of the road, and things to know to bike safely? The Bicycling 101 class, presented by Metro, Santa Monica Spoke, as part of Climate Fest 2018 is a 1-hour off-bike session to help expand your overall bike knowledge.
No bicycle is needed for this class. All class participants get a FREE helmet and pair of bike lights!
Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program currently offers bike classes at 4 different levels—Bike 1, 2, 3 & 4. If you are interested in taking classes at the next level or to find out more about upcoming biking rides and events, visit metro.net/gobike.
Who Should Sign-Up: If you know how to ride a bike, but may be uncomfortable using a bike for everyday travel or recreation. This class covers bike safety basics with an engaging and interactive presentation. After this class, participants are encouraged to seek out additional BEST classes with on-bike instruction.
What You’ll Learn:
- What I Need to Bike:Choosing a Bike / Helmet Fit / Lights / Locks
- Things to Know Before Hitting the Streets: ABC Quick Check / Route Planning / Bike Parking / Bike Infrastructure
- Biking on City Streets: Rules of the Road / Navigating Common Hazards / Bikes and Transit
- Bike Services / Events Offered by Metro
The class is sponsored by Metro’s Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program. For more events, classes, and rides visit: www.metro.net/gobike.