2018 LOUISVILLE BICYCLE CLUB CLINIC 5-NEW RIDER / BIKE HANDLING CLASSES

  • 30 Jul 2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • 27 Aug 2018
  • 9:00 PM
  • Baptist Eastpoint Medical Center, 2400 Eastpoint Parkway, Louisville, 40223.
  • 30

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CLINIC 5: MONDAYS, 6:00 pm- 9:00 PM, 
July 30 through August 27

7/30: CLASS A: BIKE BASICS; BIKE/HELMET FIT; TRAFFIC LAWS; ABC QUICK CHECK.

8/6: CLASS B: GEARING/SHIFTING; LANE POSITIONING; PARKING LOT DRILLS.

8/13: CLASS C: FIVE LAYERS OF SAFETY; RIDING IN GROUPS; PARKING LOT DRILLS.

8/20: CLASS D: TOOLS AND BASIC REPAIRS; TIRE CHANGING.

8/27: CLASS E: NUTRITION/HYDRATION/CLOTHING; WRITTEN AND ROAD EVALUATION;PRESENTATION OF JERSEYS

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 on the rides. 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.
  • Take-Home educational material provided to all participants.
Complete the waiver and bring to the first class:LAB and LBC Course Release Form.pdf

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


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