Smart Cycling I: Handling and Street Skills
Date/Time: Saturday July 11th, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition office & parking lot
Address: 750 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa.
Class size limit: 12 people
Cost for participant: $5 Limited to SRCC members and subsidized by SRCC
Format: classroom and on-bicycle. On bicycle portion is on blacktop and on the road.
Course Description: This class targets A and A/B riders, but all are welcome and have the potential to benefit. The class includes classroom instruction, parking lot drills and a group ride. It is taught by instructors certified by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) and is based on LAB's Smart Cycling curriculum.
Principles of traffic law (including positioning within a lane)
Riding rural roads
· Crash statistics, avoiding crashes, 5 steps of crash prevention
· Group riding (including ride etiquette)
· Open Q&A
· Bike readiness Quick Check
· Emergency stopping techniques
Group ride/on-road skills training course at A pace (including intersection positioning)