Bicycle Traffic Skills 101 - 2 Day Class
5/15/2012 5:30:00 PM - 5/15/2012 8:30:00 PM
Class dates: May 15 (5:30-8:30 pm) & May 19 (10:00 am to 3:00 pm).[back]
Bicycling to work, to run errands, or for exercise can be safe and enjoyable. The League of American Bicyclists “Smart Cycling – Traffic Skills 101” class gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely, and legally, on streets. Learn principles of riding with traffic, predicting and avoiding motorist errors, bike handling skills, basic bicycle maintenance, and essential gear. Recommended for adults and children above age 15, students age 15 to 17 must have a parent present. Class hours are spent both in the classroom and on street settings to prepare cyclists for a full understanding of vehicular cycling. Bring a bike in good condition and a helmet.
The cost to you for this class is $10. The value of the class is $50. The City of Spokane will provide a $40 scholarship for each participant from the Comprehensive Educational Program grant awarded to help reduce pedestrian and bicyclist collisions. Reserve your spot by finding "Spokane Bicycle Traffic Skills" at www.virtualroster.com/index.cfm?action=vrevent. More dates are available - see website for more information.