Smart Cycling - Friday & Saturday, August 4th and 5th, 2017

Smart Cycling is a course for everyone wanting to bike more comfortably around town in the bike lanes and on city streets. You’ll learn about the bicycle, bicycle clothing, local and state law, and safe practices to make you bicycling more enjoyable.  The majority of instruction is “on-the-bike.”  The course price has been reduced to $20 – come join us. The course is sponsored by the City of Williamsburg Planning and Zoning Department.

Questions – email info@bikewalkwilliamsburg.org

   

This event is presented by BikeWalk Williamsburg and the Planning and Codes Compliance Department, City of Williamsburg.

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Click here for the Registration Form.

Capacity:

Class size is limited to 14 students.  

What:

Smart Cycling Course

Smart Cycling is a fast-paced bicycling class that will give you the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. You will learn how to fit your bike to your body, conduct bicycle safety checks, change gears shifting smoothly, and ride safely on area bike lanes and in traffic. Principles of traffic law, clothing and accessories, and group riding etiquette will also be covered.  On-bike instruction will include crash prevention and hazard avoidance techniques. Instruction will be both in the classroom and outside on a practice course and in actual traffic on local roads. This class is for beginners, intermediate, and advanced cyclists who want to “bike smarter.”  Children must be above age fourteen. 

When:

Friday, Aug 4th, 2017            5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Saturday, Aug 5th, 2017      9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where:

City of Williamsburg Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room 201

401 Lafayette Street

Cost: $20 per student.  Checks should be payable to "BikeWalk Williamsburg" and mailed to BikeWalk Williamsburg, PO Box 222, Williamsburg, Va 23187

BikeWalk Williamsburg is a 501-c-3 educational organization.

Each student will receive a 50-page Smart Cycling Manual and an official LAB Certificate upon successfully completing the course. For additional information, please contact Allen Turnbull (LCI 943) at 757-810-3102 or aturnbull@verizon.net