CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS: There are many places to learn valuable bike safety information for adults and children — as well as brush up on your bike skills near Long Beach. Below is a list of the organizations we are aware of that offer bike classes and workshops that take place in Long Beach and surrounding areas.
Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has partners with Empact Communities to host free bike safety workshops throughout Long Beach in 2016. See the Empact Communities Website to find dates and locations of workshops and to RSVP.
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) is a non-profit advocacy organization that offers free classes across the county. There are a variety of class types for all skill levels and ages year-round. See a description of LACBC’s class types and locations.
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.
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. Find the next date available for a class at CSU-Long Beach.
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.
The Orange County Bicycle Coalition teaches classes on safe riding with a focus on riding in traffic through the Cycling Savvy curriculum. See a description of OCBC’s class types and locations.
C.I.C.L.E. – Cyclists Inciting Change Thru LIVE Exchange is a non-profit that offers free classes and educational relaxed-paced community rides, primarily in the City of Los Angeles. There are a variety of class types for all skill levels and ages year-round, including Learn to Ride for adults. See a description of C.I.C.L.E.’s class types, events, and locations.
Multicultural Communities for Mobility (MCM) is a non-profit that offers free classes primarily in Spanish and are available for private classes, if requested. Classes are intended to improve the commutes of under-served populations and focus on the legal rights of riders and how to safely navigate with mixed automobile traffic. See a description of MCM’s class types and locations.
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