So I learned a lot at the In-class session of the Bicycle Street Skills Class on Saturday — but didn’t make it to the On the Road session on Sunday due to a bad hangover….
Luckily, I — and everyone who wants to be a safe urban biker — have another chance. The same in-class and on the road sessions are going to be offered thanks to Antioch LA — this time with snacks and beverages. Best of all, the in-class portion is free!
In-class: Saturday, Aug. 9, 9 am - 2 pm in room A1000 at Antioch University, 400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City. No RSVP required. FREE!On the Road: Saturday, Aug. 16, 9 am - 3 pm in room A1000 at Antioch University, 400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City. Bring your working bike plus helmet. The class will be capped at 10 students, so make your reservation at the August 9 session OR RSVP to Andrea Richards at 310.578.1080×206. Cost: $25
The classes will be lead by League of American Bicyclists certified instructor Ron Durgin, who was one of the instructors for the class I took over the weekend. For participating, I got a “Bicycling Street Smarts” booklet by John S. Allen, a wallet-sized guide AND a AAA booklet of California Vehicle Code stuff relating to bicycles, and a Medical Information Carrier System with my info in case I pass out from bike-related injuries.
The med info’s now been stickered into my helmet; the wallet-sized guide’s been put into an old plastic name tag holder and taped into my bike basket for easy reference in case of future skirmishes with motorists.
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