“Confident City Cycling Class” by the Atlanta Bicycle Campaign

Come on out, join your neighbors, and get ready for spring as the Atlanta Bicycle Campaign presents a “Confident City Cycling Class!”

  • When: Saturday, April 18th at 10 a.m.
  • Where: Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St., Decatur GA 30030 (view map here!)
  • Who: People interested in bicycle commuting, recreational cycling, or occasional riding on city or suburban streets or trails.
  • How much: $25
  • Schedule: Class lasts 4.5-5 hours (until ~ 3 p.m.); please arrive 15 minutes early
Check out more photos from the Atlanta Bicycle Campaigns events on their flickr account by clicking the photo! (I borrowed this photo from them)

Check out more photos from the Atlanta Bicycle Campaigns events on their flickr account by clicking the photo! (I borrowed this photo from them)

Join other cyclists to equip yourself with the knowledge you need to ride safely and with confidence on the streets and trails in your community. Joe Slade will be your instructor in this practical, hands- on class. You will receive classroom instruction, watch a video on interacting with traffic, learn bike handling skills, and take a practice ride with your instructor.

Content: Laws affecting bicycles, the importance of visibility and predictability, lane positioning, intersection safety, interacting with pedestrians, trail etiquette, bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, crash avoidance techniques, basic bicycling gear, and much more! Including:

  1. Classroom instruction on bike safety, laws, gear, lane positioning, etc.
  2. Short video
  3. Parking lot skills instruction
  4. Practice Ride

Things to bring:

  • bicycle in working condition (check to ensure you have brakes, etc)
  • helmet
  • comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes
  • water bottle
  • light lunch

Instructors are certified by the League of American Bicyclists. Recommended for adults and children above age fourteen, this compact and comprehensive class will make you a safer and more confident cyclist. Call (404)881-1112 for more information. Visit the Atlanta Bicycle Campaign online at www.atlantabike2.org.

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