City of Alameda Adult and Family Bicycle Education

From 2017 through mid-2019 Bike East Bay will be providing free adult and family bike programs around Alameda, all taught by instructors certified by the League of American Bicyclists. The classes include instruction on topics such as:

  • Adult Learn-to-Ride-a-Bike workshops
  • Urban Cycling classroom and road classes
  • Family Cycling Workshops
  • 1-hour classes on bike commuting basics, riding after dark, or other topics

This program is a collaborative effort between the City of Alameda and Bike East Bay, made possible via funding from a Caltrans Active Transportation Program grant associated with the Cross Alameda Trail project, as well as Alameda County’s Measures B and BB.

Want to set up a class at your location?

Click below to submit an application to host a Bike East Bay class at your business, school, or other community center. 

 

•One Hour Workshops

These sessions go in-depth with one of our certified instructors on a specific topic like avoiding bike theft, basic bike mechanics, riding after dark, or bike commuting basics.​

No 1-hour workshops are currently scheduled in Alameda. See our full list here for classes in other cities: BikeEastBay.org/education

•Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 classroom workshops

These workshops are taught by one of our instructors certified by the League of American Bicyclists. Learn basic rules of the road, how to equip your bicycle, fit your helmet, and avoid crashes by riding predictably, visibly, and communicating with other road users by your actions and signals. For adults and teens, no bike required.

Free reflective gear for all Day 1 class participants!Free Reflective Gear for Class Participants

No Day 1 classroom workshops are currently scheduled in Alameda. See our full list here for classes in other cities: BikeEastBay.org/UC101

•Urban Cycling 101: Day 2 road classes

Join us for a half day of bike riding! This is the second part of Urban Cycling 101. We’ll cover on-road, on-your-bike practice sessions, working in small groups with our certified instructors to improve your handling skills, learn crash-avoidance maneuvers, and ability to bike confidently on any street. A functional bike and helmet is required. For adults and teens.

Free bike lights for all Day 2 class participants!Free Reflective Gear for Class Participants

No Day 2 road classes are currently scheduled in Alameda. See our full list here for classes in other cities: BikeEastBay.org/UC101

•Family Cycling Workshops

Join Bike East Bay’s certified instructors for a day of fun games, drills, and skills building. These workshops are for kids who are able to ride a bike and ready to take to the paths and roadways with their parents.

No Family Workshops are currently scheduled in Alameda. See our full list here for classes in other cities: BikeEastBay.org/FCW

•Adult Learn-to-Ride classes

These classes are for adults or teens who have either not yet learned how to ride a bike, or learned a long time ago but want a refresher on the basics of balancing, pedaling and steering. Our trained instructors are friendly, patient, and will help you get off to a great start in a secure, non-judgmental environment. Pre-registration is required.

No Learn-to-Rideclasses are currently scheduled in Alameda. See our full list here for classes in other cities: BikeEastBay.org/LTR

Don’t see a class near you?

Click here for more free classes scheduled elsewhere around the East Bay, or click below to join our notification list and we will contact you with updates on additional classes.

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