Traffic Skills 101 – A Smart Cycling Sampler Class Thursday Evenings February 25 through April 17

3817631960_b860872f1fThe Bike Co-op will offer a modular class in Bicycle Traffic Skills 101 – a Smart Cycling Sampler every Thursday evening beginning  February 25 and running through April 17 (a Saturday, when the Thursday evening classroom skills will be put to the test on a three-hour session on bikes).
Classes begin at 7 p.m. at the Bike Co-op at 331 North College Avenue and run an hour and a half.

This class brings forty years of Smart Cycling curriculum developed by the League of American Bicyclists to both novice and experienced riders.  There is something for everyone here.
You may attend only the classes that interest you although, if you wish to receive a certificate for completing the class you must attend all sessions and take an exam.
There is no charge for the class unless you wish to receive the certificate.  In that case the fee is $60 ($30 for students and educators).
Description: This is a “sampler” class for those curious about Smart Cycling classes taught at the Co-op. The first 8 classes are 1 hour and 15 minutes each on Thursday nights at the Fort Collins Bike Co-op. There will be no class during Spring Break (March 18) The last class is a three hour on-road class Saturday, April 17th.
Call to let us know you are coming and then just show up!
Feb. 25 – Vehicular Cycling Philosophy and Practice (What this class can do for youth, adults, beginning cyclists, educators, commuters, and motorists);
March 4 – Picking a bike : what kind of bike should I buy ?
March 11 – Bike Maintenance Basics;
March 18 – Spring Break – NO CLASS;
March 25 – Safety equipment, Bike Clothing, accessories, & on-the-bike tools;
April 1 – Principles of Traffic Law (in general and in Colorado);
April 8 – How crashes happen and how to avoid them;
April 15 – Riding basics (classroom); April 17 (Saturday) Bike Handling basics – Parking lot drills (1.5 hours) On-the-road practice (1.5 hours)
To register for this course, contact:
Rick Price
Phone: 970-310-5238
Contact Email:
Anyone is welcome to just drop in last minute as well.
Equipment required: A bicycle only on April 17.

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