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The advocacy group I’m working with is offering some awesome bike education. I was a pretty experienced commuter when I took the class and I still learned a lot of useful techniques. I highly recommend the class!!!! I know the two instructors personally and they are top-notch!

The Long Beach Cyclists, Bikestation and the League of American Bicyclists invite you to attend a two-part Bicycle Education Road 1 course.

Day 1
Who: League Cycling Instructors Chris Quint and Dominic Dougherty
What: Bicycling Street Skills, Classroom Lecture
When: April 30th, 6pm-9:30pm – (plenty of breaks)
Where: Main Library Meeting room (50 people max)
101 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, CA 90822
Prerequisite: None
Cost: FREE

Day 1 will be a classroom lecture open to anyone consisting of a PowerPoint presentation, flip-charts, hands-on, videos and lots of Q&A.

If you wish to continue on to Day 2, please sign up at the end of the class.

Day 2
Who: League Cycling Instructors Chris Quint and Dominic Dougherty
What: Bicycling Street Skills, Bicycle Handling and Vehicular Cycling
When: May 4th, 9am-3pm – (plenty of breaks)
Where: Bikestation (15 people max)
221 E. First St., Long Beach, CA 90802
Prerequisite: Day 1
Cost: $15 each
Bring: A bicycle and a helmet.

Day 2 will consist of parking lot drills, bike handling techniques, emergency manuevers, vehicular cycling, and some testing.

At the end of the day, those that have successfully completed the course will be presented with a certificate from the League of American Bicyclists.

Able to attend Day 1 and not Day 2? Don’t worry! We’ll be having a lot more classes in the future. Your Day 1 attendance is good for 6 months so you can attend a Day 2 later on.

On our roadways, bikes are treated as vehicles. Simply knowing how to ride a bike is not the same as knowing how to operate a bike safely and legally.

The Bike Ed program is a set of curricula for adults and children and the certified instructors that teach it. BikeEd classes are taught across the United States by certified League Cycling Instructors (LCI).

For more information, email ddougherty(at)bikestation(dot)org
or visit http://www.bikeleague.org