Class Overview

 
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WHAT will I Learn?

These 3-hour classes are led by League of American Bicyclists certified instructors and are designed to:

• Build your confidence for riding in traffic
• Learn defensive riding techniques
• Learn proper positioning on roadways
• Practice these skills with guidance

The class involves instruction in the classroom as well as on the bike. On-bike activities include some basic parking lot drills and a supervised ride. Our instructors have experience teaching a wide range of ages and skill levels and will adapt instruction to best meet the needs of the participants.

What Are the Class Requirements?

Requirements for each participant:

  • Must be at least 12 years old to participate
  • A bike in good working order (ABC Quick Check)
  • A helmet
  • Secure, closed-toe shoes
  • Comfortable clothing that is easy to move in
  • A water bottle
  • We will have a few snacks but encourage you to bring lunch or something more substantial
 
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How Much Does it Cost?

  • $15 a person (adult or child over 12)

  • For family groups, each additional family member is $7

  • Scholarships are available on request, use the Contact Form to get in touch with us.

  • Scholarships for those living in ABCCM's Veteran's Restoration Quarters are also available. Use the Contact Form to get in touch with us.

When, Where and How?

LOCATION: Classes are held at The Senior Opportunity Center located at 35 Grove Street in downtown Asheville (MAP)

TIME & DATES: Classes are on the 2nd Saturdays from 10 AM – 1PM during April, May, June, August, September & October. See our Upcoming Events page for course and event information.

REGISTRATION: Sign up for one of our classes on our Registration page. We need at least three (3) people to register to host a class - if you sign up and we do not have the minimum attendees, we will cancel the class.