Bike Handling and Safety Class
Have you been riding a bike for years? Or have you just begun to relive your childhood and recently started riding again? Either way, brushing up on some basic bike handling skills and hazard avoidance skills can help make you a safe, confident cyclist.
Join RBC member Lori Burch, a certified League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor for an on-bike class to learn and practice these skills in the safe environment of a parking lot.
**Bring your helmet and your bicycle** to learn:
Bike Handling Skills
• ABC Quick Check and Proper Helmet Fit
• Effective Starting and Stopping
• Basic Shifting Skills
• Scanning and Signaling
• Quick Stop
Hazard Avoidance Skills
• Rock Dodge
• Avoidance Weave
• Quick Turn
Additional Topics• What to Carry with You• What Does NY State Law Require You Have on Your Bike
• Lane Positioning and Intersections • Door Zones and Sidewalks
Cost: $25 to Register and Reserve Your Spot
Refundable to RBC Members who attend and complete the full class.