Location: Goodwill Industries, 909 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40204
Session 1 begins on Monday April 24th at 6:00PM EST for the following dates:
April 24th - Bike basics - bike/helmet fit; traffic laws; ABC Quick Check.
May 1st - Gearing/shifting; lane positioning; parking lot drills.
May 8th - Five layers of safety; riding in groups; parking lot drills.
May 15th - Tools & basic repairs; tire changing.
May 22nd - Nutrition/hydration/clothing; parking lot drills. Evaluations & Presentation of Tech T-shirt.
Classes begin at 6:00PM EST.
These classes are offered to the public at no charge (FREE!) thanks to our sponsors Baptist Health, Mayor's Healthy Hometown, Middle of Town Cycling, The League of American Bicyclist, and Road ID, . There are 3 clinics to choose from in various communities around Kentuckiana, each with 5 classes.
Riders who complete all 5 classes of a New Rider Clinic will receive a free Louisville Bicycle Club tech t-shirt and a one-year membership in the Louisville Bicycle Club. You may attend as many times as spots are available, however the free tech t-shirt and membership are only given once.
Each class includes the following:
Each Clinic has 5 classes. Topics to be covered include:
- Bike basics - bike/helmet fit; traffic laws; ABC Quick Check.
- Gearing/shifting; lane positioning; parking lot drills.
- Five layers of safety; riding in groups; parking lot drills.
- Tools & basic repairs; tire changing. You will receive a free set of tire levers thanks to our sponsor Middle of Town Cycling.
- Nutrition/hydration/clothing; parking lot drills. Evaluations & Presentation of Tech T-shirt.
How to Participate in the New Rider & Bike Handling Classes
Step 1: Click the link here to the Louisville Bicycling Club and the League of American Bicycling Smart Cycling/Traffic Skills 101 Course Release Form. Print it out, complete the form including your signature, and bring it with you to the first class of the session. Additionally make sure you bring your bike and bike helmet to each class.
Step 2: You MUST complete this online registration for one of our clinic locations. All clinics are limited to 35 registrants.
Thank you to our sponsors: Baptist Health, Clarksville Schwinn, League of American Bicyclists, Mayor's Healthy Hometown and Middle of Town Cycling