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:

 

Bike Commuting Basics (online webinar) 
Friday, June 3rd 
12:00pm-1:00pm
Online Webinar 
Click Here to Register

Bike Mechanics: Pre-Ride Check Workshop (online webinar)
Wednesday, June 15th
12:30pm-1:30pm
Online Webinar 
Click Here to Register

Biking After Dark 
Wednesday, June 15th
6:00pm-7:00pm
Oakland Main Library 
125 14th St
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 1 Schedule:
 

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 (online webinar) 
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022
6-8pm 
Online Webinar
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1 -Oakland 
Saturday, July 16th, 2022
2-4pm
1801 Adeline St, West Oakland Library
Click Here to Register

 

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 2 Road Classes Schedule:


Urban Cycling 101: Day 2 Road Class - Fremont 
Saturday, June 25th, 2022
10am - 3pm
Lila Bringhurst Community Park
(basketball courts across from 44939 Insight St)
Click Here to Register (required)

Adult Learn-to-Ride Classes Schedule:


Adult Learn-to-Ride: Fremont 
Saturday, June 11th, 2022
10am - 1pm
Lila Bringhurst Community Park
(basketball courts across from 44939 Insight St)
Click Here to Register (required)

Family Cycling Classes Schedule:


Family Cycling Workshop - Pleasanton 
Sunday, June 12th, 2022
10am - 12:30pm 
Hart Middle School
4433 Willow Rd
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Workshop - Albany
Sunday, June 5th, 2022
UC Village Community Center (Parking Lot)
1125 Jackson St
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Rodeo - Richmond 
Saturday, June 11th, 2022
10am-1pm
1453 Harbour Way S (Southern Parking Lot)
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Workshop - San Leandro 
Sunday, June 26th, 10am - 12:30pm 
San Leandro Marina, Mulford Point parking lot
40 Mulford Point Dr
Click Here to Register

Group Bike Rides Schedule:


Try An Ebike Ride #1: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Sunday, June 19th 
12pm-4pm
Richmond BART station
(meet at west side plaza)
Click Here to Register (required)

Try An Ebike Ride #2: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Saturday, July 16th 
12pm-4pm
Richmond BART station
(meet at west side plaza)
Click Here to Register (required)

Try An Ebike Ride #3: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Sunday, August 21st 
12pm-4pm
Richmond BART station
(meet at west side plaza)
Click Here to Register (required)

Additional Resources:

  • 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 throughout Contra Costa and Alameda Counties: 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, Contra Costa Health Services, the City of Oakland, the City of Alameda, the City of Richmond, Spare the Air Youth, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the California Strategic Growth Council, and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Thank you!