A couple hours before this video was shot, this person had never ridden a bike before. After a couple hours of instruction and practice, she can now balance on 2 wheels, pedal, steer, and brake. You can do this too!
Video courtesy of my awesome student. You rock!
If you’ve never ridden a bike, this class is for you.
In Level 1: Start Cycling: Learn to Ride a Bike,
you will learn how to:
In Level 1: Start Cycling: Learn to Ride a Bike, you will learn these skills in a small-group, supportive environment where you build your skills and confidence through on-bike practice and classroom instruction. You will develop your skills and knowledge with a lot of one-on-one attention from me, riding in a covered,empty parking lot without cars or traffic. You’ll be amazed with what you can do, as you experience the freedom of riding a bike.
Level 1: Start Cycling: Learn to Ride a Bike consists of three 3-hour sessions on consecutive Saturdays. You must be able to attend all 3 sessions.
Level 1: Start Cycling: Learn to Ride a Bike meets in Redmond at the City Hall campus. We use the Public Safety Building as our classroom space, and the nearby parking garage for riding.
Don't have a bike? No problem. You can rent one from me for just $30. Just pay me by cash or check on the first day of class.
Bike helmets are required for this class (with exceptions for certain religious head wear). Don't have a bike helmet? No problem. You can buy a CPSC-approved bike helmet from me for just $20 cash or check on the first day of class. You can also buy one from any bike shop.
Here's the 2022 schedule for Level 1 classes:
Register for these classes here. Note: At this time the classes that begin in April, July, and August are open for registration. Check back for when the other classes are open.
Cost: $145 for residents of Redmond, $174 for non-residents. Bike rentals are $30 extra payable on the first day of class, cash or check. Helmets are required and can be purchased at any bike shop, or from me for $20 extra on the first day of class.