Level 3: Go By Bike! Get Anywhere on 2 Wheels
You’ve been riding your bike for a long time. You ride frequently, sometimes for long, scenic rides, sometimes to grab something from the store, sometimes to work. You think of yourself as a competent bicyclist, but…
In Level 3: Go By Bike: Get Anywhere on 2 Wheels class, you’ll learn to use a bicycle with confidence to run errands, get to work, exercise, or just be more comfortable biking around town. This class will expand your bike handling skills and give you a solid foundation of safe cycling principles and practices to be applied in various climate, terrain, and traffic conditions.
This class is for people who have successfully completed Level 2: Road Ready: Bike Handling Boot Camp, or by instructor permission. If you believe you have a basic command of riding a bike, contact me to see if you can jump into Level 3: Go By Bike: Get Anywhere on 2 Wheels
The class is a mix of classroom instruction, bike handling exercises, and group/solo rides where you will learn how to:
During the last session of Go By Bike, we will go on a 7-mile guided ride on the trails and roads of Redmond. During this ride, we will ride as a group to several road and traffic features, which you will then ride through solo, with the support and guidance of me and your classmates.
Level 3: Go By Bike: Get Anywhere on 2 Wheels consists of three 3-hour sessions on consecutive Saturdays. You must be able to attend all 3 sessions. See dates below.
Level 3: Go By Bike: Get Anywhere on 2 Wheels meets in Redmond at the City Hall campus. We use the Public Safety Building as our classroom space, and the nearby parking lots and roads 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.
2020 Class Schedule:
May 23, 30, & June 6, 1 pm - 4 pm
July 18, 25, & August 1, 1 pm - 4 pm
August 8, 15, & 22, 1 pm - 4 pm
August 29, September 5, & September 12, 1 pm - 4 pm
Cost: Classes are $145 for residents of Redmond, $174 for non-residents. Bike rentals are $30 extra payable on the first day of class. Helmets are required and can be purchased at any bike shop, or from me for $20 extra on the first day of class.
Are you in? Register with Redmond Parks & Rec here. In the "search" box, type "bike," and all my bike classes will come up. Scroll through till you find the class you want, then register and pay. Class size is limited and classes fill up fast.