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Boston: Basics of Better Biking (On-Bike)

July 21, 9am-1pm
Register by Friday, 7/20

This class is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness. To register, email education@massbike.org or call 617-542-2453.

Basics of Better Biking
(an on-bike class, 4 hours):

The Basics of Better Biking class is 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.

A bicycle in good working order and a helmet are required.

Preregistration is required.

This class is intended for participants 18 and older. For minors wishing to take the class, please contact Price at price@massbike.org.

Sometimes we have to cancel a class due to low registration. We will let you know no less than three days in advance if the class is canceled.

When
Sat Jul 21, 2012 9am – 1pm Eastern Time
Where
Meet at corner of Harry Agganis Way and Commonwealth Ave. (Outside Agganis Arena, BU) (map)