Bicycling Street Skills - April 7, 2016

Bicycling is a great way to get to and from work. It’s fun, great for your health, and is frequently the fastest way to commute in New York City. Bicycling Street Skills is an off-bike, interactive presentation offered by Bike New York, covering the essentials of urban street cycling for all riders, including those relatively new to city cycling, those returning to cycling from a long hiatus, and those who want to be more confident cycling on busy streets. This 90-minute class will provide concrete examples of city cycling scenarios and will discuss how best to handle them to enjoy stress-free rides.

Class content includes:
•    Rights and responsibilities as a New York City cyclist
•    Traffic principles
•    Where to ride on the road, including lane and intersection positioning and changing lanes
•    How to use bike lanes, bike boxes, and more
•    How to avoid basic road hazards

Date:  Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time:  5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location:  Columbia University Morningside Campus, Low Library, Trustees Room 212
Presenter:  Certified League Instructor