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BEST Class: Bike 3 - Street Skills (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 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.


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 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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Mariachi Plaza

1730 Pleasant Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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