Bike Education Online

Our free, award-winning bicycle education program is offering online and socially-distanced outdoor classes throughout the duration of the COVID-19 shelter in place order. Register for a free workshop, access online blog posts and resources, and have fun on every bike trip!

•One Hour Workshops

These sessions go in-depth with a certified bike instructor on a specific topic such as avoiding bike theft, riding after dark, carrying things by bike, bike-friendly driving, and more. 1-hour, online workshop.

•Urban Cycling 101

This 2-part series starts with a 2-hour “Day 1” session online, then continues with an optional “Day 2” on-the-bike class (outdoor, bike and helmet required). Learn rules of the road, crash avoidance maneuvers, and tips you can use on every bike ride in the East Bay.

•Adult Learn-to-Ride

For adults who have either not yet learned how to ride a bike, or did a long time ago but want a refresher on the basics of balancing, pedaling and steering. 3-hour outdoor workshop, bike and helmet required.

One Hour Workshops Schedule:


Bike Mechanics: Cleaning Your Bike
Sunday, December 6, 2020
7pm - 8pm
Online panel discussion, register for access link
Click Here to Register

Bike Mechanics: Fix a Flat
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
7pm - 8pm
Online panel discussion, register for access link
Click Here to Register

Biking After Dark
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
7pm - 8pm
Online panel discussion, register for access link
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 1 Webinars


Urban Cycling 101: Day 1
Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
6-8pm
Online webinar, register for access link
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1
Sunday, December 20th, 2020
6-8pm
Online webinar, register for access link
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 2 Road Classes Schedule:


No Day 2 Road Classes are currently scheduled. Sign up for our notification list below to get an update once 2021 classes are available.

Adult Learn-to-Ride Classes Schedule:


Adult Learn-to-Ride
​(limited spots available)

Saturday, December 12th, 2020
10am-1pm
Rockridge BART west side parking lot
Near Shafter Ave and Forest St, Oakland
Click Here to Register

Additional Resources:

  • Info and Frequenty Asked Questions about bicycling, during the COVID-19 shelter in place order: BikeEastBay.org/COVID19
  • Online resources about bicycling in the East Bay, including topics on biking as a family, preventing bike theft, bike mechanics info, and more: BikeEastBay.org/EducationResources
  • Sign up for the Bike East Bay email newsletter to get updates on more free classes and events, as well as infrastructure updates and ways you can get involved: BikeEastBay.org/eNews
  • Support Bike East Bay as a member to help continue our advocacy for people-friendly streets in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties, through the COVID-19 response and beyond: BikeEastBay.org/Join

Want to know about more online and in-person classes?

Click below to join our notification list and we will contact you with updates on additional classes.
 

Want to request a class?

Click below to submit an application to request a Bike East Bay class for your business, school, or other East Bay community organization. 

These free classes are funded through grants and support from the Alameda County Transportation Commission, the City of Alameda, the City of Oakland, UC Berkeley, and Sports Basement. Thank you!