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2017 LOUISVILLE BICYCLE CLUB CLINIC 2-NEW RIDER / BIKE HANDLING CLASSES
24 May 2017
21 Jun 2017
Amphitheater Parking Lot, Iroquois Park
CLINIC 2: WEDNESDAYS, 6:00 pm- 9:00 PM,
May 24 through June 21
5/24: CLASS A: BIKE BASICS; BIKE/HELMET FIT; TRAFFIC LAWS; ABC QUICK CHECK.
5/31: CLASS B: GEARING/SHIFTING; LANE POSITIONING; PARKING LOT DRILLS.
6/7: CLASS C: FIVE LAYERS OF SAFETY; RIDING IN GROUPS; PARKING LOT DRILLS.
6/14: CLASS D: TOOLS AND BASIC REPAIRS; TIRE CHANGING.
6/21: 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 10mile “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.
THE 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.