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Next bicycle safety class is April 13

Emory Report | April 8, 2013

Bike Emory is bringing the next Confident City Cycling class to Emory on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Certified instructors from the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will lead the class to be held in Room 201 of Goizueta Business School. Cost is $5 and lunch is provided.  

Participants should bring:

  • A reliable bike that is a good fit  
  • A helmet  
  • Snacks for the day.

The class is designed to instill confidence in those wanting to be bicycle commuters by addressing:

  • Where to ride
  • Rider safety
  • Rules of the roads
  • Avoiding crashes
  • Managing issues like flat tires and more
  • Teaching children how to ride safely and confidently on their own.  

The bike class is expected to sell out before class day, says Jamie Smith, director of Bike Emory. Register here.

"The Confident City Cycling class is the best way for cyclists of all ability levels to improve their on-street riding skills and confidence," Smith says.