Select Your FREE Bike Class

Welcome to our calendar of FREE bike classes. DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS, CLASSES ARE HAPPENING ONLINE. 

Whether you’re a True Beginner, seeking greater confidence riding on city streets, hoping to increase your transportation options by getting around on Atlanta’s bike share bikes, or want help navigating a commute on your own two wheels, we’ve got a class for you. Each class is led or facilitated by our Education Coordinator Stephen Spring or another League Cycling Instructor (LCI), certified by the League of American Bicyclists.

You can RSVP for any class below or click the buttons above to view more details and RSVP for a particular class type. Attendance at any class conducted by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition indicates your agreement to our liability waiver

Please note: True Beginners classes are offered as a 6-lesson course. You can join in any time in the sequence.

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  • Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 05:45 PM · 5 rsvps

    Virtual City Cycling - Essential Trip

    To participate in the class, RSVP below and you will receive a virtual Zoom meeting link.

    Whether you are riding our city streets out of necessity to get to work, to the pharmacy, to the grocery store, or to an appointment or you are wanting to just get out and move your body, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is here for you.

    In this lesson, you will:

    • know where to get a bike or your bike repaired
    • learn how to do an ABC-Q check to make sure you're bike is ready to go
    • fit your helmet
    • plan your essential trip route 
    • learn signaling and other timely communication strategies
    • know how to safely take the lane
    • share your strategies for safely getting to, being at, and getting home from your destination

    We are committed to your safety as you negotiate the city streets for transportation, essential services, and recreation.  We'll remind you of the CDC's Social Distancing and Prevention Guidelines that apply to people on bikes in each class.

     

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

     

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2021 at 06:00 PM · 2 rsvps

    City Cycling @ Atlanta Cycling Festival

    To participate in the two-part class, RSVP below and you will receive a virtual Zoom meeting link for the February 2nd Pre-Ride.  You will receive a meeting link for the Post-Ride before February 8th.

    Whether you are riding our city streets to get to work, to the pharmacy, to the grocery store, or to an appointment or you are wanting to just get out and move your body, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is here for you.  We are partnering with the Atlanta Cycling Festival to create this new learning and community experience. Our mission and our hope are that:

    • For the new and curious rider, we want you to fall in love with bicycling and the city.

    • For the seasoned and convinced rider, we want to connect you to each other and the city.

    • For all, we want to provide you with the skills and knowledge so that you are safe and feel more confident on two wheels.

    The Program:

    • February 2nd Pre-Ride - a virtual gathering where we build community, share skills, and learn about three challenge rides for all skill levels
    • February 3rd through the 8th - take up one or more of the skill- and confidence-building challenge rides alone or with old and new friends
    • February 9th Post-Ride - a virtual gathering where we 1) share our experiences through convo, pics, and video and 2) celebrate our accomplishment and talk about 'What's next?"

    We are committed to your safety as you negotiate the city streets for transportation, essential services, and recreation.  We'll remind you of the CDC's Social Distancing and Prevention Guidelines that apply to people on bikes in class.

     

    This free two-part class is provided with the support of the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

     

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 05:45 PM

    Virtual City Cycling - Essential Trip

    To participate in the class, RSVP below and you will receive a virtual Zoom meeting link.

    Whether you are riding our city streets out of necessity to get to work, to the pharmacy, to the grocery store, or to an appointment or you are wanting to just get out and move your body, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is here for you.

    In this lesson, you will:

    • know where to get a bike or your bike repaired
    • learn how to do an ABC-Q check to make sure you're bike is ready to go
    • fit your helmet
    • plan your essential trip route 
    • learn signaling and other timely communication strategies
    • know how to safely take the lane
    • share your strategies for safely getting to, being at, and getting home from your destination

    We are committed to your safety as you negotiate the city streets for transportation, essential services, and recreation.  We'll remind you of the CDC's Social Distancing and Prevention Guidelines that apply to people on bikes in each class.

     

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

     

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 05:45 PM

    Virtual City Cycling - Essential Trip

    To participate in the class, RSVP below and you will receive a virtual Zoom meeting link.

    Whether you are riding our city streets out of necessity to get to work, to the pharmacy, to the grocery store, or to an appointment or you are wanting to just get out and move your body, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is here for you.

    In this lesson, you will:

    • know where to get a bike or your bike repaired
    • learn how to do an ABC-Q check to make sure you're bike is ready to go
    • fit your helmet
    • plan your essential trip route 
    • learn signaling and other timely communication strategies
    • know how to safely take the lane
    • share your strategies for safely getting to, being at, and getting home from your destination

    We are committed to your safety as you negotiate the city streets for transportation, essential services, and recreation.  We'll remind you of the CDC's Social Distancing and Prevention Guidelines that apply to people on bikes in each class.

     

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

     

  • Tuesday, March 02, 2021 at 03:00 PM · 6 rsvps
    Virtual

    "Stranger Things" than Biking

    Spring is right around the corner 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 on select Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-4:15 p.m. during the months of March and April.  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, March 23, 2021 at 03:00 PM
    Virtual

    "Stranger Things" than Biking

    Spring is right around the corner 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 on select Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-4:15 p.m. during the months of March and April.  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 

     

     

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