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San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

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August 2019

Adult & Family Learn to Ride Class

Saturday, August 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
NOW Hunters Point, 155 Jennings St @ Cargo way
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Free

It's never too late to learn to bicycle! Instructors will work one-on-one to assist participants in learning the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike, as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment. Most people learn to ride their bike while taking the class, but even if they don't, they will leave with tips to continue teaching themselves to ride. The first step will be balancing on your bicycle; instructors will first remove the pedals and lower the seat…

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Smart City Cycling 1: Classroom Workshop

Sunday, August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
SF Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Bike Ed Class

Looking to get comfortable riding in San Francisco? Join us for a presentation covering all you need to know for biking in SF and the Bay Area. This is the perfect class for anyone already riding to hone their skills, or people interested in riding but intimidated by urban traffic. This comprehensive course uses the curriculum of the League of American Bicyclists and is the first in a series of classes. It will prepare you for our upcoming Smart City…

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September 2019

Freedom from Training Wheels at Tenderloin Sunday Streets

Sunday, September 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Francisco, CA United States
Free

Freedom from Training Wheels is a great way to get kids riding without training wheels. Bring your child’s bike and helmet if you have them. If not, we have a few balance bikes for children aged 2-5. Our instructors will work with your young people to get them striding, rolling, and pedaling in no time. If you want to start practicing at home, check out our Parent Tip Sheet with step-by-step instructions. Interested in volunteering with Freedom From Training Wheels to get the…

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Intro to Urban Bicycling Workshop with Bay Wheels

Thursday, September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Free

Come learn the basics of biking in San Francisco at our Intro to Urban Bicycling Workshop. In partnership with Bay Wheels (formerly Ford GoBike), we are offering a 90-minute course covering bicycling for everyday riding in SF, the rules of the road, route planning, how to use Bay Wheels, and details of Bike Share for All (Bay Wheels’ program for low-income participants). The first half of the class will be in the classroom, and in the second half we’ll hit…

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Adult & Family Learn to Ride Class

Saturday, September 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
NOW Hunters Point, 155 Jennings St @ Cargo way
San Francisco, CA 94124 United States
Free

It's never too late to learn to bicycle! Instructors will work one-on-one to assist participants in learning the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike, as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment. Most people learn to ride their bike while taking the class, but even if they don't, they will leave with tips to continue teaching themselves to ride. The first step will be balancing on your bicycle; instructors will first remove the pedals and lower the seat…

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Smart City Cycling 1: Classroom Workshop

Saturday, September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presidio Branch Library, 3150 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
Free

Looking to get comfortable riding in San Francisco? Join us for a presentation covering all you need to know for biking in SF and the Bay Area. This is the perfect class for anyone already riding to hone their skills, or people interested in riding but intimidated by urban traffic. This comprehensive course follows the curriculum of the League of American Bicyclists and is the first in a series of classes. It will prepare you for our upcoming Smart City…

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Freedom from Training Wheels at Western Addition Sunday Streets

Sunday, September 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Francisco, CA United States
Free

Freedom from Training Wheels is a great way to get kids riding without training wheels. Bring your child’s bike and helmet if you have them. If not, we have a few balance bikes for children aged 2-5. Our instructors will work with your young people to get them striding, rolling, and pedaling in no time. If you want to start practicing at home, check out our Parent Tip Sheet with step-by-step instructions. Interested in volunteering with Freedom From Training Wheels to get the…

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Smart City Cycling 2: Maneuvering

Saturday, September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Arguello Extension, Arguello Boulevard and Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
Free

This on-bike class will focus on the bike-handling skills you need to safely and confidently ride in urban traffic. The class will be conducted in a car-free space, and is the second in the Smart City Cycling sequence. Smart City Cycling 1: Classroom or Intro to Urban Bicycling is a prerequisite for this course. If you have not already taken it, you can register here. Topics covered include: How to ride with one hand in order to signal Scanning over one's shoulder…

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October 2019

Urban Biking Basics with JUMP Bikes

Sunday, October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Free

Come learn the basics of biking in San Francisco at the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Urban Biking Basics Class. In partnership with JUMP, the SF Bicycle Coalition is offering a time to get to know biking in your city! The first half will be in the classroom, and the second half will be on-bike. Our experts at the SF Bicycle Coalition will answer your questions on the rules of the road, route planning, and how to make everyday biking a…

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Smart City Cycling 3: Road Practice

Saturday, October 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Arguello Extension, Arguello Boulevard and Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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 (or our former class, Traffic Skills 101: On-Road Workshop) is a prerequisite. Skills covered in this class include: Taking the lane Changing lanes Left turns Lane Positioning and Signaling A bicycle and helmet are required for this class. There are a number of bike rental shops close…

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Night and All-Weather Biking Class

Tuesday, October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey Street
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
Free

In a city that (almost) never sleeps, where mist and precipitation might roll in at any moment, it’s important to feel confident riding in any condition. This class, designed for intermediate riders who feel comfortable navigating urban streets, will teach you how to be prepared for whatever comes our way. How do you keep yourself safe? What equipment do you need? Are there any cheaper ways to deal with these conditions? How do you keep your bike running optimally? These…

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Adult Learn to Ride Class

Saturday, October 19 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Arguello Extension, Arguello Boulevard and Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
Free

It's never too late to learn to bicycle! Instructors will work one-on-one to assist participants in learning the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike, as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment. Most people learn to ride their bike while taking the class, but even if they don't, they will leave with tips to continue teaching themselves to ride. The first step will be balancing on your bicycle; instructors will first remove the pedals and lower the seat…

Find out more »

Freedom from Training Wheels at Excelsior Sunday Streets

Sunday, October 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Francisco, CA United States
Free

Freedom from Training Wheels is a great way to get kids riding without training wheels. Bring your child’s bike and helmet if you have them. If not, we have a few balance bikes for children aged 2-5. Our instructors will work with your young people to get them striding, rolling, and pedaling in no time. If you want to start practicing at home, check out our Parent Tip Sheet with step-by-step instructions. Interested in volunteering with Freedom From Training Wheels to get the…

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On-Bike Practice for Beginning Adult Cyclists

Sunday, October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arguello Extension, Arguello Boulevard and Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
Free

This class is intended for those who have taken our Adult Learn to Ride class and would like more guided instruction before hitting the streets by themselves. We will start by practicing beginner skills including confidently starting and stopping, and scanning and signaling to communicate next moves. After practicing those skills in a car-free space, participants will go on a guided, on-road ride to practice what they have learned. A bicycle is required for this class, and a helmet is…

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