“A bicycle is a vehicle under the law. Cyclists need to know how to ride safely and responsibly as a vehicle using the same system of streets as motorized vehicles” says Shane Rhodes, 1 of 10 League Certified Instructors in the Eugene Area.
The classes follow the curriculum of the League of American Bicyclists and include training on how to ride safely and legally in traffic or on paths. Skills like emergency safety maneuvers to avoid crashes, traffic skills, and the laws governing bicycle riding are covered along with commute planning and basic bike mechanics.
2009 Bicycle Skills Classes
To Register for any classes, please complete the online Registration here.
Traffic Skills 101
Gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. The course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques and includes a student manual. Recommended for adults and children above age fourteen, this fast-paced, nine-hour course prepares cyclists for a full understanding of vehicular cycling and is a great resource for cyclist from beginning to experienced. You will be certified by the League of American Bicyclists at the completion of this course Location: Roosevelt Middle School.