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BEST Class: Bicycling 101 (Boyle Heights)

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Mariachi Plaza

1730 Pleasant Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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** This class will be taught in English and Spanish. Please select your preferred language during registration. // Esta clase se impartirá en inglés y español. Seleccione su idioma preferido durante el registro. **

Do you want a quick overview of bike basics, rules of the road, and things to know to bike safely? The BEST Bicycling 101 class, presented by Metro, People for Mobility Justice, and the Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council is a 1-hour classroom-only, off-bike session to help expand your overall bike knowledge. Attendees are encouraged to bring a friend or family member with them.

Pre-registration is preferred for this class to ensure we have a minimum number of students, but walk-ins are welcome too.

Consider signing up for the on-bike classes in this series:

Bike 1 - Back to Basics (November 2, 2019)

Bike 2 - Rules of the Road (November 9, 2019)

Bike 3 - Street Skills (November 30, 2019)



Who Should Sign-Up:

If you know how to ride a bike, but may be uncomfortable using a bike for everyday travel or recreation. This class covers bike safety basics with an engaging and interactive presentation.


What You’ll Learn:

  • What I Need to Bike: Choosing a Bike / Helmet Fit / Lights / Locks

  • Things to Know Before Hitting the Streets: ABC Quick Check / Route Planning / Bike Parking / Bike Infrastructure

  • Biking on City Streets: Rules of the Road / Navigating Common Hazards / Bikes and Transit

  • Bike Services / Events Offered by Metro





Metro's Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program currently offers bike classes at 4 different levels—Bicycling 101 and Bike 1, 2, & 3. The Bicycling 101 off-bike presentation is offered to organizations, businesses, and public agencies to provide a brief overview of bike basics. After this class, participants are encouraged to seek out additional BEST classes with on-bike instruction.

If you are interested in taking classes at the next level or joining a community bike ride, check out the full event calendar. For more info on how to ride a bike in LA County, visit metro.net/gobike.

People for Mobility Justice seeds critical concsiousness about mobility and transportation in all communities.

The Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council promotes a vibrant community in the Boyle Heights neighborhood through civic engagement.

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