Looking to increase your bicycling confidence on the road? Thinking about how to avoid obstacles, hazards and distracted tourists? Wondering if the guy yelling at you to get on thesidewalk is right? Not sure what to do when there's no shoulder?
If you’re riding in traffic, you want to be knowledgeable, predictable and visible.
This three-hour class, provided by Bike Newport for Aquidneck Island residents, is designed to give cyclists the confidence needed to ride safely and legallyin traffic. The class will teach lane positioning, how to conduct bike safety checks and practiceon-bike skills, crash avoidance techniques and night-time visibility. Know the rules, knowhow to protect yourself, and get out there and ride!
The class was originally scheduled for July, 18.
Presented by the League Certified Instructors, trained and certified by the League of American Bicyclists, of Bike Newport
The class will be held at the Preservation Society of Newport County on Aug. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Information provided by Bike Newport.