Urban Cycling Workshops
Email Pete van Nuys for more informatio or call 949 492 5737.
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Orange County Bicycle Coalition supports and promotes cyclist education through classroom classes and “real world” experience “skills and drills” on the road. This class is open to bicyclists of all abilities, age 14 and older. ElliptiGo riders are encouraged to attend this special class with drills adjusted for their bike’s unique center of gravity.
We like to limit the size of the class to around 20 people to enable the best personal level of attention, but we have done larger with advanced notice and sufficient assistants and volunteers.
During this 9 hour course we’ll separate bicycle safety fact from fiction, teach real, proven, and effective behaviors to make cycling easier and less stressful. Basic mechanics and fitting are covered, too.
At left, a student carves a turn on her commuting bike that would make any bike racer proud. In addition to learning people tell us this class is FUN!
A typical evening’s 3 hour presentation includes safety, bike handling, law, and traffic theory. The 6 hour ride portion of the course includes essential mechanics, bicycle drills, a survey of street conditions and behavior, and a final exam.
The class is a 2 day commitment, typically a mid-week 3 hour evening, and a 6 hour weekend day.
Fee is $50 which includes materials, insurance, a written exam and (usually) a diploma “suitable for framing.”
Employee transportation coordinators or club presidents wishing to sponsor students may e-mail Pete van Nuys, or call 949 492 5737 for scheduling.
This is the only class approved by the League of American Bicyclists, developed over 30 years, producing thousands of happy, confident, and competent on-road cyclists. For the full calendar of Traffic Skills 101 classes in Southern California, see the League of American Bicyclists calendar page.
Thanks for your time, interest, and support!