Northwest Cycling Club in conjunction with League of American Bicyclists is offering a class designed to teach adult cyclists how to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility, and sport under various highway, climate, terrain, and traffic conditions.
There is a pre-requisite for this hands-on course – you must complete the free online classroom portion. This is available at www.bikeed.org. Once you get to the site you will need to register and complete the four chapters as this will prepare your for the hands-on portion of the course. Deadline for completing the online course is Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at midnight Central Standard Time. Failure to complete the online course will prevent you from being able to complete the hands-on course.
The class is organized into three levels:
1. The Basics
a. The Bicycle
c. Clothing and Equipment
d. Bicycle Handling
2. Bicycling in Traffic
a. Your Role in Traffic
b. Avoiding Crashes
c. Hazard Avoidance Maneuvers
3. Enjoying the Ride
a. Riding Enjoyment
b. Ride Etiquette
c. Helping Motorists Share the Road
Bring your bike, helmet, water bottle(s) and wear comfortable riding clothes. We will ride out onto the roads and put into practice skills learned. The on-the-bike course is approximately 9 miles.
DATE: Saturday, March 29th
Course Fee is $45.
Upon completion of the course NWCC members and BHX/NWCC MS 150 team members will receive a $25 gift certificate from Northwest Cyclery.
TIME: 8:00 am until 12:30 pm
PLACE: Zube Park (back parking lot), 17560 Roberts Rd, Hockley, TX 77447
Online registration closes on Wednesday, March 26, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Central Standard Time
If we have inclement weather, class will be rescheduled.
Sorry, no refunds will be given.
REGISTER NOW ONLINE!
Choose the category(s) you wish to register for above