Basic Cycling Techniques

Sat. Apr 29, 2023 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Basic Cycling Techniques is for electric or traditional bike riders who know how to ride but who would like to become more comfortable and confident. The class allows you to practice bike-handling techniques and culminates in a ride in the park to solidify what we’ve learned by riding on low-traffic streets nearby.

Learn how to:

  • Check your bike for safety before each trip
  • Properly fit a helmet
  • Check your bike fit
  • Start riding efficiently
  • Stop elegantly
  • Ride in a straight line
  • Turn gracefully
  • Identify traffic and hazards
  • Signal your intentions to other road users
  • Shift gears
  • Ride safely in a small group
  • Apply basic principles of traffic safety
Do you have the pre-requisite skills?
  • Student is able to ride in a straight line for at least 100 yards
  • Student is able to turn the bike to the left and to the right with control
  • Student is able to stop using both brakes while maintaining control of the bike
  • Student is able to make simple gear changes and knows which hand controls front and rear shifting

If you have difficulty with any of these skills, please consider joining us for our Learn to Ride lessons.

Class Registration Pricing Below:
(This class is for adults and youth 16 and up. Please disregard youth pricing.)
Guidance on the suggested registration tier to use is given at registration.
LabelPriceYouth Price (1-18)
Tier F~ $9,000+/mo income
Tier E~ $7,000-$9,000/mo income
Tier D~ $5,000-$7,000/mo income
Tier C~ $3,500-$5,000/mo income
Tier B~ $2,000-$3.500/mo income
Tier A~ $0-$2,000/mo income
Cascade Bicycling Center
7787 62nd Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98103
United States