By Gregory Shaffer
Edna Barron rides confidently toward the end of her first class, and was even helping others. She had never learned to ride as a child after a tricycle accident resulted in stitches. Photo by Scott Hermanson.
This article is a part of our Bike About Town column which appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle.
With rising gas prices, ever-expanding bike lanes and fun outdoor events like Sunday Streets, it’s no surprise that more people are bicycling in San Francisco. But what if you’re an adult who wants to bike but never learned how? Where do you turn when you are way past the age of training wheels?
Fear not: In a city as bicycle-friendly as San Francisco, it’s never too late to learn.
Register today for our free Urban Cycling Workshop tomorrow, Saturday, May 15, at the Women’s Building (in the Mission District) and build your skills to ride safely every day. No matter what your age or experience level, you’re certain to come away a better, safer urban rider after you’ve taken one of our Urban Cycling Workshps. Tomorrow we are hosting our four-hour in-classroom course, which teaches the basics of safe and enjoyable cycling, including riding in traffic, crash avoidance and legal rights and responsibilities. The class is open to those over age 14 and over; bicycle not required. Urban Cycling Workshops are free, just pre-register to save your spot in class. Sign up right now online!