Riding your bike around town can be pretty daunting. Luckily, Metro is offering free bicycle traffic skills classes all over L.A. County through September. The next workshop is this Saturday, June 22 in Claremont. (This class is currently waiting list only, reserve your spot in an upcoming class by following registration instructions on Metro’s Bike Program page.)
The classes are open to anyone who wants to learn or fine tune skills for riding on the road. Registration is required and participants must be over 18 years old. Make sure to bring a bicycle that’s in good working condition, pen and paper, lunch and water.
Metro offers 3-hour courses in both English and Spanish as well as 8-hour courses. Each workshop is broken up into classroom instruction, a bicycle handling practice session and on-road riding. Class participants will receive a free helmet, front and rear lights, and safety manual.