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BEST Class: Bike 3 - Street Skills (Glendora)

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Do you want to be more comfortable and confident when cycling on city roads? Do you want to practice bike handling skills in a real-world setting? The Street Skills class, presented by Metro, BikeSGV, and the City of Glendora 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.

Make sure to sign up for the other classes in this series:

Bike 1 - Back to Basics (10/27)

Bike 2 - Rules of the Road (11/17) - POSTPONED

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



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Date: Saturday, November 24th

Time: 9:00am - 11:30am

Location: Glendora. Once you have registered, you will receive specific location details.

Class Size: Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required.

**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 and sign a waiver.



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


This event is made possible by Metro Los Angeles, the City of Glendora, Bike San Gabriel Valley (BikeSGV), and Estolano LeSar Advisors. Glendora is a part of the Bicycle Friendly Business District (BFBD) project with a goal to make Glendora a healthier, safer, and more bicycle-friendly city. To learn more about the Bike Friendly Business District project, get updates, or sign up as a business participant, visit bikefriendlysgv.com.

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