The City of Ventura, BikeVentura, and Trek Ventura are offering a free public bike safety training.
This one-day (4 hour) skill course is your chance to learn safety, maintenance, lane position, and bike handling. Skilled instructors, certified by the League of American Bicyclists, will help you gain greater confidence and more fun on your bike rides.
This class is for adults, who can ride a bike, or adult-accompanied children. The program includes classroom session, outdoor skills training, and a group ride on carefully selected city streets.
Even the most experienced bicyclists are going to learn important skills, such as:
● Proper Bike and Helmet Fit
● Riding safely, visibly and predictably with traffic
● Communicating with car drivers
● Your rights & responsibilities on the road
● Emergency Maneuvers
● Across-Town Route Selection
● What to bring on every ride
● Fix a flat, maintain your bike and more!
By successfully completing this course Trek will give each participant a chance to win a new bicycle, a $20 store coupon, and $50 off a bike tune-up.
During the class, Trek will provide a free safety check to make sure your bike is shifting smoothly and the brakes work properly. In addition, enjoy coffee, snacks and excellent safety training.
A working bicycle and helmet are required. If you have questions? Please contact [email protected]
Link to register – https://bikeventura.org/events/