BEST Class: Bike 3 - Street Skills (Boyle Heights)

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Mariachi Plaza

1831 E 1st Street

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 to be more comfortable and confident when cycling on city roads? Have you taken our Bike 2 - Rules of the Road class and want to practice what you learned in a real-world setting? The Bike 3 - Street Skills Class, presented by Metro, People for Mobility Justice, and the Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council is a free 2.5-hour class for adults and teens to practice safe riding with a group of beginning cyclists. You’ll learn cycling etiquette, practice riding in a real-world setting, and make pit stops at local establishments to get refreshments.

Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required. Register now to guarantee your spot!

Consider signing up for the other classes in this series:

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

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

All class participants get a free helmet and a set of bike lights!

**RAIN POLICY: In the event of a rain forecast, we will contact you 24 hours in advance to confirm or cancel the class**

Who Should Sign-Up:

If you are comfortable getting on a bike and want to gain more experience bicycling on city streets in a group setting. This ride will apply practical skills and critical thinking in real-world settings and will build off skills learned in the Bike 1 and Bike 2 level classes.

PLEASE NOTE: while you are not required to take Bike 1 or 2 to enroll in the next level class, we strongly encourage you to take this short screening quiz to determine if the next level classes are appropriate for your skill level. This is not a "Learn to Ride" class, so you are expected to at least know how to ride a bike, even if you are not a frequent rider.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Biking on City Streets: Rules of the Road / Navigating Common Hazards / Group Etiquette / Sharing Paths and Trails

  • Biking and Transit: Riding around Transit / Taking bikes on trains and buses

  • Bike Services / Events Offered by Metro

What You’ll Need:

  • Please bring your bike in good working condition. We recommend getting a tune up at your local bike shop if you haven’t ridden your bike in a long time or if you aren’t sure that it’s working well.

  • All participants will get a free helmet and a set of bike lights.

Registration & Waivers:

Participants ages 16 and up may participate in this class. All participants must sign a waiver to participate; if the participant is under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must accompany the minor.

Metro's Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program currently offers bike classes at 4 different levels—Bike 1, 2, 3 & Bicycling 101. 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

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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Mariachi Plaza

1831 E 1st Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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