A 2-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who are ready to learn how to ride a bike.
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 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.
3-hour weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
A 60-minute virtual class offered on Zoom, with basic maintenance tips and advice to help you keep your bike in shape.
A 90-minute virtual class offered on Zoom, covering the ins, outs, and how-tos of commuting by bike.
A 60-minute virtual class offered on Zoom, chock-full of information to help you navigate the bike-buying process.
A 90-minute virtual class offered on Zoom, teaching riders how to take their cycling life on the great open road.
A 60-minute virtual class offered on Zoom, with tips and tricks to help you extend your cycling season past the fall.
A 2-hour evening class for riders who want to learn how to maintain the bearing assembly components on their bike.
A 2-hour evening class for riders who want to learn the basics of repairs to gears and derailleurs.
A 2-hour evening class for riders who want to learn about spoke adjustments, keeping their wheels from wobbling, and the dreaded "taco wheel".
A 2-hour evening class for anyone who wants to learn more about brakes and how to keep them working.
A 2-hour evening class for anyone who rides a bike and wants to learn more about it.
A 2-hour evening class for riders who want to learn how to fix the most common bike repair problem, a flat tire.