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!


Want to set up a class at your location?

Click below to submit an application to host a Bike East Bay class at your your business, school, or other community center. 


These free classes are funded through grants and support from the Alameda County Transportation Commission, Kaiser Permanente, Spare the Air Youth, BART, UC Berkeley, the City of Oakland, the City of Alameda, the City of Lafayette, and GoBike.