Posts Tagged "workshop"

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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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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Safe Cycling Skills Workshop

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in | 0 comments

WHEN: August 14, 6:30-8pm WHERE: Anderson Bicycle, 380 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169 WHAT: Do you or someone you know have questions about how to stay safe when riding a bike on the roads? Are you interested in riding your bike for transportation but need a boost in confidence?  Quincycles wants to help.  Veteran cyclists, Irene Lutts and Kevin Gillespie, will offer insights and tips that can help you stay safe and have more fun when you ride.  This workshop will also include some skills practice outside so be sure to bring your bike! Then join us Saturday morning to put your new skills to work on our Easy Rider Ride.

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Safe Cycling Workshop

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in | 0 comments

Are you interested in riding your bike but need a boost in confidence? Do you want to use the bike racks at the library but can’t see yourself riding here? Quincycles wants to help.  Veteran cyclists, Irene Lutts and Kevin Gillespie, will offer insights and tips that can help you stay safe and have more fun when you ride.  This workshop will also include some skills practice outside so be sure to bring your bike! Since this program includes riding practice, which will be conducted outdoors, Saturday, August 1 is the backup date in case of inclement weather on July...

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Safe Cycling Workshop

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Safe Cycling Workshop

WHEN: July 25, 2-3:30 PM WHERE: Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy, MA Are you interested in riding your bike but need a boost in confidence? Do you want to use the bike racks at the library but can’t see yourself riding here? Quincycles wants to help.  Veteran cyclists, Irene Lutts and Kevin Gillespie, will offer insights and tips that can help you stay safe and have more fun when you ride.  This workshop will also include some skills practice outside so be sure to bring your bike! Since this program includes riding practice, which will be conducted outdoors, Saturday, August 1 is the backup date in case of inclement weather on July...

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