News: Spring Cycling Class Announced for March 7th
Join other cyclists to equip yourself with the knowledge you need to ride safely and with confidence on the streets and trails in your community. Joe Slade and Rebecca Serna will be your instructors in this practical, hands-on class. Emory Faculty, Staff, and Students pay only $10 thanks to the support of the Clifton Corridor TMA. You will receive classroom instruction, watch a video on interacting with traffic, learn bike handling skills, and take a practice ride with your instructor.
Date and time: Mar 7 - 10:00am
Instructor: Joe Slade and Rebecca Serna
Emory University Campus
1762 Clifton Road Plaza 1000 (rear of building)
Atlanta, GA, 30322 MAP
Laws affecting bicycles, the importance of visibility and predictability, lane positioning, intersection safety, interacting with pedestrians, trail etiquette, bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills, crash avoidance techniques, basic bicycling gear, and much more!
People interested in bicycle commuting, recreational cycling, or occasional riding on city or suburban streets or trails.
- bicycle in working condition (check to ensure you have brakes, etc)
- comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes
- water bottle
- light lunch
- 10 am until about 3 pm.
- Class lasts 4.5-5 hours. Arrive 15 minutes early. Bring a snack or light lunch.
- Classroom instruction on bike safety, laws, gear, lane positioning, etc.
- Short video
- Parking lot skills instruction
- Practice Ride
Instructors are certified by the League of American Bicyclists.
Recommended for adults and children above age fourteen, this compact and comprehensive class will make you a safer and more confident cyclist.