Bicycle Education Resources

Select a Type of Class:

•Urban Cycling 101 for Adults and Teens

This 2-part series starts with a 2-hour “Day 1” classroom session (indoor, no bike required), then continues with an optional 5.5-hour “Day 2” on-the-road class (outdoor, bike and helmet required). Learn rules of the road, crash avoidance maneuvers, and tips for having more fun on every bike ride in the East Bay.

•Theft Prevention

Learn how to protect your bike from theft at these one-hour, indoor workshops. Topics include locking techniques, secure parking options, bike registration, and tips on how to recover a stolen bike.

•Adult Learn-to-Ride Classes

For adults or teens 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 workshop for adults and teens, bike and helmet required.

•One Hour Workshops

These sessions go in-depth with one of our certified instructors on a specific topic such as bike mechanics, avoiding bike theft, riding after dark, and more. 1-hour, indoor workshop for adults and teens, no bike required.

•Family Cycling Workshops

This class is for kids who are able to ride a bike and ready to take to the roads and pathways with their parents. Parents and kids attend together. Outdoor workshop for adults and youth in grades 2-6 (approx.)

•Kids Bike Rodeos

These events include a mock city course, skills building, and safe walking and bike instruction. Participants can drop in and out of this session any time, with most kids spending a half hour or less in the course. For youth in grades 2-6 (approx.). Bikes and helmets provided, or bring your own!


Don’t see a class near you?

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Want to set up a class at your location?

If your business, school, or community center would like Bike East Bay to provide an adult, youth, or family class at your site, we will be happy to offer it for free or at a reasonable cost. Just click below to submit an application.

Still can’t find a class on our calendar that works with your schedule?

Visit the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s website for a schedule of available classes. Our classes are transferrable so you can take Day 1 or Day 2 of the Urban Cycling 101 series in either location.


These free classes are funded through grants and support from the Alameda County Transportation Commission, Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools, Kaiser Permanente, UC Berkeley, and the City of Oakland. More information about our grant funding from Alameda CTC is available online here.


Know your rights and responsibilities and ride smart! To test your knowledge of the CA Vehicle Code as it applies to bicyclists please take Bike East Bay’s Bicycle Law Quiz.