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5th Annual Quincy Rides the Spine

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in | 0 comments

5th Annual Quincy Rides the Spine

It’s Bay State Bike Week 2019 and we are kicking it off with our 5th annual Quincy Rides the Spine Visibility Ride!

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Basic Bike Maintenance Class – Milton

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in | 0 comments

Basic Bike Maintenance Class – Milton

Is this the year you’re going to start riding your bicycle? But you noticed that your tires need air and your brakes don’t work? Join us as we work together on basic repairs and adjustments to get you riding again. We’ll provide hands-on instruction on how to repair a flat tire, check and adjust the brakes, and how and when to clean your chain. This is the basics, so we won’t be able to perform major repairs but we will be able to help diagnose problems and discus options for getting them fixed.

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Learn to Ride Class

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019 in | 0 comments

Register here for this class for adults and mature teens ages 16+ who want to learn to ride a bicycle. With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit. Most people learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they’ll leave equipped with an easy, low-stress way to teach themselves. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never sat on a bike or just not in years, we’ll get you rolling! The class will run with a minimum of 5 students. Enrollment is limited to 10 participants. Bikes and helmets are provided upon request. Be sure to dress appropriately: Wear long pants. Do not wear loose or flowing clothing. Be sure to bring water and a snack with you. Please bring: your bike, one that fits you and is in good working order your helmet   Need a bike or a helmet for this class? Let us know so we can prepare a bike for you or if you will need to borrow one of our helmets donated by the Breakstone, White & Gluck law firm. Send us an email at info@bikemilton.org! Rain date: TBD Fee:...

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Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education 2 Day Course

Posted by on Apr 7, 2018 in | 0 comments

Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education 2 Day Course

Mass Bike and Quincy are teaming up to offer a Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education Course at the Quincy Recreation Department. All the details and registration are here. Join us! This Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education Course is a fast-paced, two-day class that provides cyclists with the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. We will cover the basics of bike maintenance, rules of the road, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. This class is a prerequisite for becoming a certified League Cycling Instructor from the League of American Bicyclists. Join us Saturday, April 7, 10a-1pm for an indoor session, and Sunday, April 8, 10am-1pm for an outdoor session on the bike and a written test. Participants MUST take both days to participate. The League of American Bicyclists’ Smart Cycling program is designed to develop your knowledge and expertise in the craft and science of bicycling — the ability to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport under various highway, climate, terrain, and traffic conditions. The bicycling education program was started in 1974, and continues to be the only nationally recognized cycling education program with trained and certified instructors. Traffic Skills 101 is the foundation of the program. It provides instruction and guidance in the basic principles of vehicular bicycling. Bicyclists have more fun when they ride with skill and confidence. This course combines classroom discussion and parking lot activities with on-road practice of the principles of vehicular bicycling. The instructor for this course is certified by the League of American Bicyclists and has years of experience and...

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Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education 2 Day Course

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education 2 Day Course

Sign up now for the Traffic Skills 101 Cycling Education 2 Day Course on April 7 and 8.
Co-hosted by Mass Bike and Quincy.

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