A fast-paced class that provides cyclists with the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. Basics of bike maintenance, rules of the road, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. The workshop will start in the classroom (WARF Room 132) for discussion about safe riding techniques, then involves on-bike practice in a parking lot environment. The workshop will end with a ride on road.
This class is a prerequisite for becoming a certified League Cycling Instructor (LCI) from the League of American Bicyclists and will be taught by League Cycling Instructor and LCI Seminar Coach John Rider.
You will learn how to:
- Perform a bike safety check before each ride
- Properly fit your bike helmet
- Start riding efficiently
- Stop with control
- Ride in a straight line
- Identify hazards
- Ride in proper lane position
- Communicate effectively with others on the road
You should bring:
- Bike in good working order
- Helmet & Bike Lights
- Comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes
- Water & snacks
Location: 132 WARF Office Building, 610 Walnut St, UW-Madison campus
Contact: John Rider, 608-225-5520, firstname.lastname@example.org
To register and for more information: https://bikeleague.secure.force.com/LAB_Events?id=a0k8Y00000ZWYCOQA5
Registration closes May 16.