Savvy Cyclist Class at Bike New York

Saturday, October 14, 9 am to 5 pm.
Recycle-A-Bicycle Queens Shop
Fifth Street at 46th Avenue, Long Island City

Savvy Cyclist Class

Bike New York’s Savvy Cyclist Class Would-be cyclists daunted by the challenges of riding in New York City can bolster their confidence and sharpen their skills in this FREE one-day class for adults courtesy of Bike New York. Ideal for beginning or re-beginning cyclists as well as riders accustomed to bike paths and back roads, this hands-on class teaches terminology, maintenance, repair, and how to ride in city traffic. Participants receive literature and accessories to ensure continued safe and enjoyable riding.

Free registration at www.bikenewyork.org or by contacting Bike New York’s Bicycle Education Program Manager, Rich Conroy, at richc@bikenewyork.org or 212-932-2453 x 159.

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Bike New York is a non-profit organization that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety education through education, public events, and collaboration with community and government organizations. Proceeds from Bike New York support the Five Boro Bike Tour, the Harlem Valley Rail Ride, the Twin Lights Ride, Bike New York’s Bicycle Education Program, and other non-profit organizations such as Recycle-A-Bicycle and the New York City Department of Transportation’s Traffic Safety Program. For more information on Bike New York’s rides and programs, visit www.bikenewyork.org.

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