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  • Monday, June 01, 2020 at 05:30 PM · 5 rsvps
    Virtual

    Virtual True Beginners

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2020 at 03:00 PM · 20 rsvps
    Virtual

    "Stranger Things" than Biking

    School's out and kids are getting more restless than ever.  Many of them are venturing further down the street or out and about the neighborhood - on bikes!!

    Our 45-minute virtual classes will run every Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-4:15 p.m. beginning May 19th until June 16th.  These engaging and visually entertaining classes are designed for adults to pick up skills and resources to transfer to children.  

    You will learn:

    • Basic rules of the road/sidewalk
    • How to do a quick ABC (air, brakes, chain) safety check on a bike
    • Ways to assess a street for ride-ability
    • What to wear when biking and how to fit a helmet
    • How following the CDC guidelines help keep children safe while biking 

     

     

  • Wednesday, June 03, 2020 at 05:30 PM · 4 rsvps
    Virtual in Atlanta, GA

    June 3 Virtual City Cycling

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    Give your city cycling confidence a boost with this instructional class.

    What to expect
    • Practice a 5-minute ABC-Q check to make sure your bike is ride ready
    • Learn how to fit a helmet
    • Examine Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows, 
    • Learn to ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane”, and
    • Share best practices and strategies for navigating our city streets on two wheels.
    How to prepare
    • Please bring a bicycle and a helmet to the virtual class. 
    • Download googlemaps on your computer and your phone, and
    • Invite family and friends to join us.

     

    These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

    Attendance at this or any class conducted by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition indicates your agreement to the following liability waiver: Atlanta Bicycle Coalition Liability Waiver.

     

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2020 at 03:00 PM
    Virtual

    "Stranger Things" than Biking

    School's out and kids are getting more restless than ever.  Many of them are venturing further down the street or out and about the neighborhood - on bikes!!

    Our 45-minute virtual classes will run every Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-4:15 p.m. beginning May 19th until June 16th.  These engaging and visually entertaining classes are designed for adults to pick up skills and resources to transfer to children.  

    You will learn:

    • Basic rules of the road/sidewalk
    • How to do a quick ABC (air, brakes, chain) safety check on a bike
    • Ways to assess a street for ride-ability
    • What to wear when biking and how to fit a helmet
    • How following the CDC guidelines help keep children safe while biking 

     

     

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 03:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Virtual

    "Stranger Things" than Biking

    School's out and kids are getting more restless than ever.  Many of them are venturing further down the street or out and about the neighborhood - on bikes!!

    Our 45-minute virtual classes will run every Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-4:15 p.m. beginning May 19th until June 16th.  These engaging and visually entertaining classes are designed for adults to pick up skills and resources to transfer to children.  

    You will learn:

    • Basic rules of the road/sidewalk
    • How to do a quick ABC (air, brakes, chain) safety check on a bike
    • Ways to assess a street for ride-ability
    • What to wear when biking and how to fit a helmet
    • How following the CDC guidelines help keep children safe while biking 

     

     

  • Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM · 11 rsvps

    True Beginners: July - Session 1 of 2

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike.

    This class is for true beginners – adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After two 2-hour classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    We have a limited number of bikes for true beginners to use and we may be able to provide two graduates with a bicycle of their own. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. The first 30 minutes is informational and the remaining 90 minutes will be outside on a bike.

    Session 1 - Saturday, July 11, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00pm

    Please only participate if you're able to attend both class dates.  RSVP for both sessions.

    Getting started classroom, 30 minutes

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside, 90 minutes (break halfway through)

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Session 2 - Saturday, July 18, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00pm

    Safety essentials classroom, 30 minutes

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside, 90 minutes

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

    These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

     

  • Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM · 11 rsvps

    True Beginners: July - Session 2 of 2

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    Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike.

    This class is for true beginners – adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After two 2-hour classes, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. 

    We have a limited number of bikes for true beginners to use and we may be able to provide two graduates with a bicycle of their own. Please bring a helmet, water, and sunscreen. The first 30 minutes is informational and the remaining 90 minutes will be outside on a bike.

    Session 1 - Saturday, July 11, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00pm

    Please only participate if you're able to attend both class dates.  RSVP for both sessions.

    Getting started classroom, 30 minutes

    Introductions

    • Helmet fit – two finger rule
    • Know your bike
    • Bike safety – ABC Quick Check

    Basic skills outside, 90 minutes (break halfway through)

    • Brakes
    • Balance
    • Coast
    • Pedal
    • Stop
    • Power start

    Session 2 - Saturday, July 18, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00pm

    Safety essentials classroom, 30 minutes

    • Road rules (bike as a vehicle)
    • Safe riding practices
    • What to carry

    Advanced skills / Additional practice outside, 90 minutes

    • Continue to work on Basic Skills, or
    • Scanning over shoulder
    • Turns and signaling
    • Gear Shifting

    Meet at the Washington Park Recreation Center

     

    These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

     

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    City Hall in Atlanta, GA

    Ticket Diversion Class - July 23

    Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s mission is to transform Atlanta into a more livable, accessible city by making biking equitable, safe, and appealing.

    To help promote understanding and awareness of the proper use of bicycle routes, bicycle lanes, multi-use trails, and learn how vehicles share public space within the City of Atlanta, the City Solicitor’s Office, in collaboration with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, developed a Diversion Program to provide education on bicycle safety and traffic laws for both drivers and bicyclists.

    The two-hour class is offered every other month on the fourth Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Committee Room 2 at City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 starting on November 21st, 2019. Successful completion of the two-hour class earns participants a certificate that serves as the documentation needed to absolve the ticket fine.  In order to enroll, please RSVP.

    City Ordinance 19-O-1110

     

    These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

     

     

  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    City Hall in Atlanta, GA

    Ticket Diversion Class - September 24

    Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s mission is to transform Atlanta into a more livable, accessible city by making biking equitable, safe, and appealing.

    To help promote understanding and awareness of the proper use of bicycle routes, bicycle lanes, multi-use trails, and learn how vehicles share public space within the City of Atlanta, the City Solicitor’s Office, in collaboration with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, developed a Diversion Program to provide education on bicycle safety and traffic laws for both drivers and bicyclists.

    The two-hour class is offered every other month on the fourth Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Committee Room 2 at City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 starting on November 21st, 2019. Successful completion of the two-hour class earns participants a certificate that serves as the documentation needed to absolve the ticket fine.  In order to enroll, please RSVP.

    City Ordinance 19-O-1110

     

    These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

     

     

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    City Hall in Atlanta, GA

    Ticket Diversion Class - November 12

    Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s mission is to transform Atlanta into a more livable, accessible city by making biking equitable, safe, and appealing.

    To help promote understanding and awareness of the proper use of bicycle routes, bicycle lanes, multi-use trails, and learn how vehicles share public space within the City of Atlanta, the City Solicitor’s Office, in collaboration with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, developed a Diversion Program to provide education on bicycle safety and traffic laws for both drivers and bicyclists.

    The two-hour class is offered every other month on the fourth Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Committee Room 2 at City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 starting on November 21st, 2019. Successful completion of the two-hour class earns participants a certificate that serves as the documentation needed to absolve the ticket fine.  In order to enroll, please RSVP.

    City Ordinance 19-O-1110

     

    These free classes are provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

     

     

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