Bicycle Education Classes

Our free education program offers classroom, on-the-bike, and webinar classes on a variety of topics to help you do more by bike.

Select a Class Type:

•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.

 

•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.

•Adult Learn-to-Ride

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.

•Family Cycling

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.)

•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.


Want to set up a class at your location?

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

Can’t make any of the listed classes? Click below to join our notification list and we will contact you with updates on new classes.

 

These free classes are funded through grants and support from the Alameda County Transportation Commission, the City of Oakland, Spare the Air Youth, the City of Alameda, Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities, the City of Richmond, Contra Costa Health Services, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.