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Bike Safety Skills w/ Pima County at REI Tucson
March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Calling all confident & capable cyclists!
The Pima County Bicycle & Pedestrian Program will be leading a two day bike safety course at REI. This is a 2-part class so please be sure you can attend both sessions to maximize your learning! Part 1: Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. No bike necessary Part 2: Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please bring your bike with you for Saturday’s class.
This course is a primer for those cyclists who wish to gain a full understanding of how to safely operate a bicycle in a variety of situations. The class includes learning how to perform a quick safety check, fix a flat, and do minor mechanical adjustments. It also includes review of state and local laws and on-bike skills. All sorts of bicycle topics, including route selection and riding gear, will be discussed.
Recommended for adults and youth ages 16 and up. Youth, ages 16 or 17, may participate in class alone with parent/guardian consent. Youth, ages 13-15, may also participate in class with parent/guardian consent, but parent/guardian must remain on-site. FREE bike safety items such as helmets, bike lights, and u-locks are often included with participation.