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Bike Safety Skills with Pima County at REI Tucson
February 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Part 1: Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm [No bike necessary for Friday’s class]
Part 2: Saturday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm [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.