On-Bike Urban Cycling Refresher Course

Bicycle Workshop Schedule

The City of Cambridge is proud to offer bicycle education workshops throughout the year, free to those who work or live in Cambridge.  All classes are lecture-style workshops unless otherwise noted. To register for classes, please email jlawrence@cambridgema.gov or call 617/349-4671. See the bottom of this page for class descriptions. All classes are paid for by the City of Cambridge and every participant receives a free helmet.

Saturday, May 14, 11:00 A. M. to 2:00 P. M.

  • On-Bicycle Refresher Course

  • RSVP required

  • Location sent upon registration

  • This class is an on-bicycle course, outside, rain or shine. 

  • Please bring your own bicycle in working order. 

  • You must know how to ride a bicycle.

 

On-Bike Refresher Course

 

The Basics of Better Biking class is a four hour class designed for adults who want to get back into bicycling, improve cycling skills, learn to ride more effectively and safely in traffic, and/or participate in a large-scale benefit ride. This four-hour weekend session provides guided instruction with simple practice drills in a parking lot, easy-paced riding on local roadways for short distances, and group-discussion breaks along the way. Topics covered include bike and helmet fitting, starting and stopping your bike in traffic, shifting gears, scanning and yielding, choosing the correct lane position in the road, handling intersections, and more.

Some notes about the class:

 

  • A bicycle in good working order and a helmet are required.
  • Preregistration is required.
  • This class is intended for participants 18 and older, unless otherwise noted. To register, please contact Jennifer Lawrence, jlawrence@cambridgema.gov.
WHEN
May 14, 2016 at 11am - 2pm
WHERE
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Cambridge, MA 02139
United States
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Jennifer Lawrence · · 617/349-4671
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