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We offer hundreds of free classes and programs for adults throughout the year at over a dozen Community Bike Education Centers and bike shops across the five boroughs. Pick the one that’s right for you.
WHAT’S A CLASS?
A class is a bike education session (1-3 hours) designed to teach you a particular skill or set of skills that will help you cycle with confidence. Depending on what you’ll be learning, your class sessions will be held either on a bike at one of our Community Bike Education Centers or in a classroom setting.
WHAT’S A PROGRAM?
Ready to make the leap and enjoy the city on two wheels? Our free Adult bike education programs provide aspiring cyclists with the structure and support of a learning community, guided by knowledgeable instructors. Over the course of 4 weekly sessions, students will work through Bike New York’s core curriculum of classes and take their skills to the streets.
A 2-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who are ready to learn how to ride a bike.
A 2-hour practice session for adults & mature teens who know how to ride but want to build confidence in their bike control skills -...
A 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Casual rides on protected bike paths that give novice adult and mature teen cyclists the opportunity to practice riding.
An interactive presentation & discussion that provides concrete examples of city cycling scenarios and how best to handle them.
Three-hour weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Learn how to easily fix the most common bike repair problem, a flat tire.
A 4-hour hands-on class offered at our Recycle-A-Bicycle Shop, where students learn how to fix and maintain their rides.
A 1.5-hour presentation covering the ins, outs, and how-tos of commuting by bike.
A 1.5-hour presentation chock-full of information that’ll help you navigate the bike-buying process so you can spend your money wisely.
A short presentation covering bike share basics and street riding tips. Every participant will receive a free Citi Bike day pass, worth $12+tax!
A 1-hour evening class offering tips and tricks to help you extend your cycling season past the fall.