Urban Cycling Techniques

Sun. Jun 11, 2023 10:00am to 3:00pm

Required Prerequisite: Essential Biking Knowledge

Whether running errands, commuting to work, or getting exercise, urban cyclists of all sorts will appreciate this course designed to help them interact safely and positively with city traffic. Make informed decisions while striking the right balance between caution, assertiveness, and skill for safe urban riding.

Learn how to:

  • Properly fit your bike and helmet
  • Handle your bike confidently and effectively
  • Position yourself on the road to avoid and deter the mistakes of other users
  • Communicate effectively with other road users
  • Apply emergency bike handling maneuvers to avoid a crash
  • Apply traffic laws as they pertain to cyclists
  • Choose the right gear for riding in variable conditions
  • Understand dedicated bike infrastructure and when to use it
  • Choose the best route to get you safely and efficiently to your destination

Pre-requisites: Sign up for UCT if you can:

  • Comfortably ride short distances with one hand on the handlebars
  • Stop quickly without losing control of your bike
  • Shift gears and choose the right gear for the terrain

If you have difficulty with any of these skills, please consider joining us for our Basic Cycling Techniques class. 


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
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Tier E~ $7,000-$9,000/mo income
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Tier D~ $5,000-$7,000/mo income
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Tier C~ $3,500-$5,000/mo income
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Tier B~ $2,000-$3.500/mo income
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Tier A~ $0-$2,000/mo income
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Cascade Bicycling Center
7787 62nd Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
United States