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Bike New York Event: Bicycling Basics - August 22

CLASS
Bicycling Basics
August 22, 2015
Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park, Southwest Playground, VCP South (240th St) at Putman Ave
10:00AM - 1:00PM

OVERVIEW
A 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection to ensure the bike is road-ready, start & stop with confidence, shift gears, scan & signal, and navigate around common road hazards.

DETAILS
Class Duration: 3 hours
Class Location: Traffic-free Community Bicycle Education Center
Class Size: 20-25 adults and mature teens
Equipment: Bicycles and helmets provided to those who register online for the class*.
Registration policy: Advance registration is preferred; walk-up students are accepted as space allows.

*Anyone who chooses to bring their own bicycle must ensure that the bicycle fits and is in good working order (i.e., wheels spin freely, brakes function).

Register here.