Winter Bicycle Riding 101

Winter Riding 101


Winter Riding 101 is a free evening class that offers tips and tricks to help you extend your cycling season through fall and winter. We’ll discuss necessary gear for riding in the dark and in the cold, how to deal with changing road conditions, winter bike maintenance tips, and much more. Questions? Email us at


Class Duration: 1 hour

Class Location: Indoors at various bike shops, recreation centers, etc.

Class Size: Variable as space allows

Age Restrictions: Students must be at least 14 years old.

Instructors: 1 trained instructor

Equipment: None

Registration Policy: Advance registration is preferred, though walk-in students are welcome.

Upcoming Classes

Date Time Location Register
Thursday, 11/09 6:00PM - 7:30PM SoHo, Manhattan Portage - 258 Elizabeth St (south of Houston St) See Map Go to Registration Page
Tuesday, 11/28 6:00PM - 7:30PM Lower Manhattan, Seward Park Library - 192 East Broadway See Map Go to Registration Page

Is This the Right Class for You?

Not quite ready to store your bike for the season but still not sure how to ward off a strong wind chill? Curious about how to stay safe when riding in the dark? And what about snow?!? This is the class for you.


Winter Riding 101 is free and open to anyone. No advance registration or purchase is required and there will be no pressure to buy anything whatsoever.

Next Step: Bike maintenance 101

Riding through a wet, cold winter can do a number on your bike. Take our Bike Maintenance 101 class (produced in conjunction with Recycle-A-Bicycle) to learn how to keep your steed in top shape.

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(This is not a class registration form; to register for a class, click “go to registration page” next to a specific class above.)
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