CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS | There are many places to learn valuable bike safety information as well as brush up on your bike skills around Long Beach. Here you can discover the many bike classes and workshops that take place in Long Beach.
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TOURS
We are launching “Know your neighborhood tours” in late 2012 and early 2013 in conjunction with our nine council districts. The tours are short 3 to 5 miles routes that are designed to discover local parks and green spaces, examine historical architecture and visit local businesses. These are typically done in cooperation with a local bike shop.
The tours are designed for beginning bicyclists of all ages. They are run on safe routes that parallel major streets and offer tips and instructions for safe riding.
The tours can accommodate up to 25 people.
We will publish route maps as soon as they are available.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
California State University, Long Beach is one community committed to helping the City of Long Beach become “America’s Most Bike Friendly City” with their programming efforts. Join the movement, and see what CSULB and partnering bike-friendly businesses have to offer. Below you will find a list of current courses and services available to the public.
Dero Fixits at SRWC & Residence Halls Each Fixit has air, tools and a stand on which to hang your bike when you need air or repair. Repair help is only a scan away:
For help with repairs, use the Quick Read (QR) code on the front of the Fixit to view detailed instructions on your smart phone.
JAX Bike Clinics at the SRWC Stop by the Dero Fixit at the CSULB Student Recreation & Wellness Center for FREE instruction brake checks, tire straightening, chain tension, lubrication, smooth gear shifting, and other essentials for a safe bike ride.
Fall & Spring terms, the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11 am- 1 pm. Receive 10% off at JAX on Bellflower & Spring when you present your CSULB ID.
TRAFFIC SKILLS 101 Most of us learned how to ride a bike by simply not falling off, but few of us learned how to ride safely and legally on city streets. This free class is like Driver’s Education for cyclists, including on-road time with League Cycling Instructors. To register, click here or call 562-985-4091.
SAFE BIKE RODEO CLINICS
Free Family Fun Day Rodeos offer bike and pedestrian training clinics for all ages. Schedule a Family Fun Day Rodeo for your school or organization today!
To assist people of all ages to bicycle more often and safely, the City of Long Beach offers free bicycle and pedestrian safety training clinics to neighborhood and non-profit organizations upon request. These hands-on, interactive events teach adults and children how to properly navigate city streets and bike facilities such as the sharrows and bike boulevards. The event also practices the three keys to biking safely in Long Beach: Being Visible, Biking in the Same Direction as Traffic, Obeying Signs and Signals.
The Family Fun Day Rodeos are conducted by Safe Moves, a nationally renowned non-profit organization that provides all the necessary equipment, bicycles, helmets and highly trained staff to make your community bike training clinic successful.
Safe Moves will also provide complimentary bike inspections, with minor repairs and adjustments done at no charge.
To schedule a training clinic for your group, please fill out the form below:
Click on the following links for more educational information:CLASSES + WORKSHOPS COMMUTE BY BIKE KIDS SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL ProWalk ProBike ProPlace Conference 2012