Urban Cycling Basics & Maintenance Basics for Youth

Soft Circuits DIY & Bike Safety Workshop

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Main Library
449 Broadway

Glow up for spring!  The Cambridge Public Library and the Cambridge Community Development Department are teaming up for a soft circuits/bicycle safety workshop.  Learn how to make your own light-up apparel and how to wheel around the city.


Separated Bike Lane

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 one free helmet each year.

Class Descriptions

Bicycle Maintenance Basics

This workshop covers the following topics:

  • The anatomy of the bike
  • Removing wheels
  • Fixing flats
  • Chain Maintenance
  • Pre-Ride check
  • Seat height
  • Portable tool kit
  • Keeping your bike healthy with preventative bike maintenance

Urban Cycling Basics

This workshop covers the following topics:

  • Finding the right kind of bike
  • Route planning
  • Safety equipment, including lights and a helmet
  • Locking properly
  • Transporting small loads or children by bike
  • Multi-modal commuting
  • Rules of the road and safety tips.
May 09, 2018 at 3pm - 5pm
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States
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Jennifer Lawrence · · 617/349-4671

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