Bike Touring 101
Learn about various types of bike touring, the gear you will need, how to start planning, and some amazing Northeast-based tours that you can start from New York City.
Curious about how to shake up your route routine while seeking out a few new adventures? Our Bike Touring 101 virtual class was made for cyclists who are looking to take their ride life to the next level. We’ll cover types of bike touring you can pursue, the gear you will need, how to start planning, and some amazing Northeast-based tours that you can start from New York City.
Class Duration: 1.5 hours
Class Location: Online
Class Size: Limit of 500 registrants
Age Restrictions: None
Equipment: Class will be held via Zoom
Registration Policy: Register online; Zoom link will be provided to registered students the day of the class
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.
IS THIS THE RIGHT CLASS FOR YOU?
Have you and your bike come down with a serious case of wanderlust? Are you confident riding on roads and trails? Think your legs ready for the challenge of a multi-day trek? If so, Bike Touring 101 is the class for you! This 1.5-hour presentation will address everything you need to know about long-distance travel by bike, including how to train, what to pack, and basic road repair skills. Whether you’re planning to load up your panniers with camping gear or if glamping at a local Airbnb is more your speed, you’re bound to learn something new in this interactive virtual session!