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:

 

Biking After Dark-online webinar 
December 7th, 2022
Online Webinar
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
 
Biking in Wet Weather Workshop - Berkeley
December 10th, 2022
North Berkeley Library
1170 The Alameda
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
Bike Commuting Basics- Berkeley
January 7th, 2023
Berkeley Tool Lending Library 
1901 Russell St
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
Bike Commuting Basics- Webinar
January 25th, 2023
Online Webinar
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
 
Carrying Things by Bike- Berkeley
February 4th, 2023
Berkeley Tool Lending Library 
1901 Russell St
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
 
Bike Commuting Basics- Webinar
February 15th, 2023
Online Webinar
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
 
Bike Theft Prevention- Berkeley
March 4th, 2023
Berkeley Tool Lending Library 
1901 Russell St
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
 

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 1 Schedule:
 

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1- online webinar
Wednesday, December 14th, 2022
6:00pm-8:00pm
Online webinar
Click Here to Register

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1- online webinar
Wednesday, January 18th, 2023
6:00pm-8:00pm
Online webinar
Click Here to Register

 

 

Urban Cycling 101 - Day 2 Road Classes Schedule:

 

Urban Cycling 101: Day 2 Road Class-Oakland 
Sunday, January 15th, 2023 
10am-3pm 
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: Alameda
Saturday, January 14th, 2023
10am-1pm
Alameda Waterfront Park
(Concrete Patch between Park and Naval Museum)
Click Here to Register

Adult Learn-to-Ride: Oakland 
Saturday, January 21st, 2023
10am-1pm
Rockridge BART Parking Lot
(near corner of Shafter Ave and Forest St)
Click Here to Register

Family Cycling Classes Schedule:

 

Family Cycling Rodeo- Richmond
Saturday, February 11th, 2023
11am - 2pm
Cleary Bikes (Parking Lot)
2700 Rydin Rd Ste B, Richmond, CA 94804
Click Here to Register

Group Bike Rides Schedule:

 

There are no Group Bike Rides scheduled at this time. 

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!