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.

•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.

One Hour Webinar Workshops Schedule:


Bike Theft Prevention (online webinar)
Wednesday, August 25th, 2021
7 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Hazard Reporting: Potholes and More (online webinar)
Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
7 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Bike Camping 101 Workshop - Berkeley (in-person)
Saturday, September 11th, 2021
11am - 12pm
1901 Russell Street, Berkeley
(Outside the Tool Lending Library)
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 1 Schedule:
 

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (online webinar)
Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
6 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (online webinar)
Sunday, August 29th, 2021
6 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (online webinar)
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
6 - 8pm
Online Webinar via Zoom
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 Workshop - Dublin (in-person)
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
10am - 12:30pm
Civic Center Regional Meeting Room
Dublin Civic Center, 100 Civic Plaza
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 2 Road Classes Schedule:

 

Urban Cycling 101: Day 2 Road Class - Dublin (in-person)
Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
10am - 3pm
Dublin Civic Center, 100 Civic Plaza (parking lot)
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride Classes Schedule:


Adult Learn-to-Ride: Richmond 
Saturday, August 21st, 2021
10am - 1pm
S 16th St at Ohio Ave
Unity Park basketball courts, Richmond
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride: Oakland 
Saturday, August 28th, 2021
10am - 1pm
Shafter Ave and Forest St
Rockridge BART west side parking lot, Oakland
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride: Oakland 
Saturday, September 25th, 2021
10am - 1pm
Shafter Ave and Forest St
Rockridge BART west side parking lot, Oakland
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Workshops Schedule:


Family Cycling Workshop: Berkeley
Saturday, August 7th, 2021
10am - 12:30pm
San Pablo Park, 2800 Park Street
(Tennis Courts are located across the Ollie Grove Baptist Church on Mabel Street)
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Workshop: Albany
Sunday, September 19th, 2021
10am - 12:30pm
Cornell Elementary, 920 Talbot Ave
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, and Spare the Air Youth. Thank you!