Hack Your Commute

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Rethinking your commute? We’re here to help you experience the freedom of expanding your transportation options. Join us for an instructional ride and a discussion on how you can hack your commute.

Unless otherwise indicated, the location of this class varies to coincide with the monthly meetup location of the Bike Commuters of Atlanta.

RSVP for classes below. Please bookmark this page and check back if no classes are currently listed.

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, July 23, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 4 rsvps

    Hack Your Commute - July 23

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    This instructional group ride will get you pedaling toward the benefits of biking to work, to school, for errands, or to connect to MARTA.

    What to expect

    When we gather, we’ll assess your commute using the collective knowledge of participants and the aid of route-mapping apps. We’ll also discuss useful gear, including what you’ll need for various weather conditions.

    Next, we’ll embark on a 45-minute, round-trip ride of three to five gentle miles. On the ride, we’ll

    • Take it slow — staying together, safe and supportive
    • Experience Atlanta’s existing bicycle facilities, like two-directional protected and/or single-directional bike lanes and sharrows
    • Ride safely on streets without bike lanes by exercising our legal right to “take the lane”
    • Tour the bike facilities available at a MARTA station
    • Get a brief overview of how bike share can be used in your commute
    • Explore how one can commute combining MARTA and bicycling.  All participants get a free Breeze card loaded with two rides.

    The ride will begin and conclude at a Relay bike share hub near the Two Wheel Tuesday meetup location for a chance to socialize with the Bike Commuters of Atlanta group. The location is posted approximately a week or two prior to each class. Please visit the Facebook event for this class or return to this page for your class location.

    How to prepare

    Please bring a bicycle in good repair that fits you and a helmet. (We’ll provide access to Relay bike share if you do not have a bicycle available to you.) We strongly recommend you also bring

    • Water
    • Sneakers or other appropriate closed-toed shoes
    • Comfortable, appropriate clothing for being outside and active
    • A friend or three!

    Please arrive promptly so all participants can benefit from the full time allotted for this instructional experience.

    Remember: Class location varies to coincide with the monthly meetup location of the Bike Commuters of Atlanta. Please visit the Facebook event for this class or return to this page for the class location.

    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.

     

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