Bike Education Online

Our free, award-winning bicycle education program is offering both online and in-person classes. 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.

•Family Cycling Workshops

Join our certified instructors for a day of fun games, skills building, and a neighborhood ride. This workshop is for kids who are able to ride a bike and are ready to take to the roads and pathways with their parents. 3-hour outdoor workshop, bikes and helmets required.

•Group Rides

Bring your bike and a sense of adventure as we explore some beautiful routes throughout the East Bay. Click through to read each ride description for full details, and let us know if you have any questions.

One Hour Webinar Workshops Schedule:


Wet Weather Biking - Alameda (in-person) 
Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
3pm-4pm
Alameda Free Library (Stafford Room 1st Floor)
Click Here to Register 

Wet Weather Biking - Berkeley (in-person)
Saturday, February 12th, 2022
11am - 12pm
Berkeley Tool Lending Library, 1901 Russell St
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 1 Schedule:
 

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (online webinar)
Sunday, January 30th, 2022
6 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (online webinar)
Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
6 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (in-person workshop) 
Saturday, March 12th, 2022
10am-12pm 
Amador Recreation Center
4443 Black Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 2 Road Classes Schedule:


Urban Cycling 101: Day 2 Road Class - Oakland
Saturday, February 19th, 2022
9am - 2pm
Rockridge BART parking lot (near corner of Shafter Ave and Forest St)
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride Classes Schedule:

 

Adult Learn-to-Ride: Fremont 
Saturday, January 29th, 2022
10am - 1pm
Fremont PD parking lot (north of the Fremont Main Library)
NE corner of Civic Center and Stevenson Blvd
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride: San Leandro
Saturday, March 19th, 2022
10am - 1pm
San Leandro Marina (Mulford Point)
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride: Oakland 
Saturday, April 9th, 2022
10am - 1pm
Rockridge BART west side parking lot (near the corner of Shafter Ave and Forest St)
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride: Dublin 
Saturday, May 7th, 2022
10am - 1pm
Shannon Park 
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Classes Schedule:

 

Family Cycling Workshop - Berkeley
Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
10am - 12:30pm 
Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley Middle School Campus 
Berkeley, 94710
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Workshop - San Lorenzo 
Sunday, February 13th, 2022
10am - 12:30pm 
Alameda County Library (parking lot)
San Lorenzo, 94580
Click Here to Register

Group Bike Rides Schedule:

 

No group rides are scheduled yet, but stay tuned!

Additional Resources:

  • Info and Frequently 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, and Spare the Air Youth. Thank you!