Do you want to make bicycling part of your daily travel routine, but you’re not sure where to start?
The Bike 2 - Rules of the Road class, presented by Metro, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, and the City of Palmdale will help you learn how to bike on city streets safely.
This is a free 2-hour class for adults and teens who would like to learn how to safely and legally ride on city roads.
We will teach you the rules of the road, how to plan your route, and provide tips and trips to make bicycling for everyday travel safe and convenient. From what to wear to bicycling etiquette, we’ve got you covered!
Consider signing up for the other classes in this series:
Bike 1 - Back to Basics (5/4)
Bike 3 - Street Skills (6/1)
All class participants get a free helmet and a set of bike lights!
Date: Sunday May 19, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Palmdale. Once your attendance is confirmed, you will receive the exact location.
Class Size: Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required. Register now to guarantee your spot!
**RAIN POLICY: In the event of a rain forecast, we will contact you 24 hours in advance to confirm or cancel the class**
Who Should Sign-Up:
If you are comfortable getting on a bike, but might be nervous about navigating neighborhood streets, then this class may be for you. This class will help you understand the rules of the road and provide practical skills so that you are able to navigate city streets safely and use bikes for everyday travel.
Things to Know Before Hitting the Streets: ABC Quick Check / Route Planning / Bike Parking / Bike Infrastructure
Biking on City Streets: Rules of the Road / Navigating Common Hazards
Biking and Transit: Riding around Transit / Taking bikes on trains and buses / Bike Services / Events Offered by Metro
What You’ll Need:
Please bring your bike in good working condition. We recommend getting a tune up at your local bike shop if you haven’t ridden your bike in a long time or if you aren’t sure that it’s working well.
All participants will get a free helmet and a set of bike lights.
Registration & Waivers:
Participants ages 16 and up may participate in this class. All participants must sign a waiver to participate; if the participant is under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must accompany the minor.
Metro's Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program currently offers bike classes at 4 different levels—Bike 1, 2, 3 & Bicycling 101. If you are interested in taking classes at the next level or joining a community bike ride, check out the full event calendar. For more info on how to ride a bike in LA County, visit metro.net/gobike.
The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) is a membership-based nonprofit organization that works to make all communities in LA County healthy, safe, and fun places to ride a bike through advocacy, education, and outreach.