Bike NY presents “Bicycling Basics”

Southwest Playground, Putnam Avenue & Van Cortlandt Park South, W 240 St & Broadway, Bronx, NY 

START: 10:00 AM May 26, 2012

END: 1:00 PM May 26, 2012

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DESCRIPTION

Recently learned how to ride a bike or want to improve your core cycling skills? Bicycling Basics is a free, 3-hour class for adults and mature teens that teaches you how to ride in a straight line and shift gears for efficient pedaling.

Course Content of Bicycling Basics teaches the essential skills that are the foundation for smooth, confident cycling:

  • Adjusting your helmet for a comfortable, effective fit
  • Choosing the right size bike and adjusting seat height for a comfortable ride and a strong pedal stroke
  • Performing a simple bike inspection
  • Smooth, powerful starting
  • Controlled stopping
  • Riding in a straight line
  • Using shifters and gears efficiently
  • Using hand signals and scanning without swerving
  • Maneuvering around common road hazards
  • Program ends at Orchard Beach

Space is limited.  Click here to register.

 

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