Posts Tagged "safe bicycling"

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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Get On Your Bike Again

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Get On Your Bike Again

Sunday April 22, 9:00am
Want to ride with us but haven’t been on your bike in a while? Meet us at Pope John Paul II Park where you can get used riding again in a very safe, contained park.

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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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Kids Bicycle Skills Workshop

Posted by on Jun 18, 2016 in | 0 comments

Are you a kid who likes to ride your bike? Join Quincycles for a morning of Bike Challenges designed to improve your cycling skills, Strategies to Stay Safe and have more fun riding, and even a Bike Trivia contest. We welcome riders between the ages of 8-12 for this program. Please bring your own bike and your own helmet. Registration is required for this program.  Register online, by phone at 617-376-2411 or in person in the Main Library Children’s Room. 

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Bike to Work Day

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bike to Work Day

If you have ever thought about bike commuting this is your chance to try it with a group and a free breakfast at Boston City Hall Plaza.
WHEN: Friday, May 20, 6:50am ~ WHERE: Quincy City Hall or a later stop below.

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