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Smart City Cycling 3: Road Practice

Saturday, October 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Free

In this class, we’ll go on a guided group ride to practice street-riding skills on increasingly high-volume streets. This class is the third in the Smart City Cycling sequence, and Smart City Cycling 2: Maneuvering is a prerequisite.

Skills covered in this class include:

  • Taking the lane
  • Changing lanes
  • Left turns
  • Lane Positioning and Signaling

All participants MUST either bring a bike or rent a bike in advance. Bikes will not be available for rental at the class. If you don’t have a bicycle, we will send information on how to rent one for the class. A rental costs $21.20, and if you need finanicial assistance we can cover the cost for you.

Covid protocols: If you’re not vaccinated, you are required to wear a face covering for the duration of the class. If you’re fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after the second dose of the Pfizer/Moderna vaccines or after the J&J vaccine) you are not required to wear a face covering. We also encourage students and instructors to complete a self-health screening before arriving to the class (details will be sent in the confirmation email). We will have masks, hand sanitizer, alcohol spray, and wipes on-site for anyone to use.

Please contact Eliana Marcus-Tyler (eliana@sfbike.org/‪415-409-9416‬) with any questions about this program.

  

This class is part of the SFMTA’s Bicycle Safety Education program, presented in partnership with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. It is made possible by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority through a grant of Proposition K Local Transportation Sales Tax Funds.

*Events not officially sponsored or organized by the SF Bicycle Coalition are marked with an asterisk. We post events that might be of interest to our SF area members; we do not necessarily endorse any particular group or perspective you may find represented here.

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