2017 LOUISVILLE BICYCLE CLUB CLINIC 5-NEW RIDER / BIKE HANDLING CLASSES

  • 31 Jul 2017
  • 6:00 PM
  • 28 Aug 2017
  • 9:00 PM
  • Baptist Eastpoint Medical Center, 2400 Eastpoint Parkway, Louisville, 40223.
  • 26

Registration


CLINIC 5: MONDAYS, 6:00 pm- 9:00 PM, 
July 31 through August 28

7/31: CLASS A: BIKE BASICS; BIKE/HELMET FIT; TRAFFIC LAWS; ABC QUICK CHECK.

8/7: CLASS B: GEARING/SHIFTING; LANE POSITIONING; PARKING LOT DRILLS.

8/14: CLASS C: FIVE LAYERS OF SAFETY; RIDING IN GROUPS; PARKING LOT DRILLS.

8/21: CLASS D: TOOLS AND BASIC REPAIRS; TIRE CHANGING.

8/28: CLASS E: NUTRITION/HYDRATION/CLOTHING; WRITTEN AND ROAD EVALUATION.

EVERY CLASS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • One hour of instruction by seasoned riders followed by practice on your bike.
  • An easy, 5 or 10 mile “practice” ride with traffic, signals, stop signs, lights, busy roads, park roads, and subdivision streets.
  • Class participants are split into smaller groups of similar ability with instructors in the front and rear of each group. Individual instruction / assistance is provided if needed.
  • Rest stops if and when needed – nobody gets dropped or left behind.
  • Follow-up discussion and evaluation after the rides.
  • Certificates of Completion will be awarded to participants who attend all five classes AND pass the written and road tests.
  • Take-Home educational material provided to all participants.

THESE FREE CLASSES ARE SPONSORED BY:
   *THE LOUISVILLE BICYCLE CLUB, 
   *BAPTIST HEALTH SPORTS MEDICINE, in support of... 
   *THE MAYOR'S HEALTHY HOMETOWN MOVEMENT, And
*THE LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS 'BIKE FRIENDLY COMMUNITY' PROGRAM

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