Urban Riding Technique
Seattle Specific Challenges: Hills, rainy days and super low winter sun glare are all challenges the Seattle bicyclist endures, not to mention the huge amounts of traffic. Having the right set of strategies to climb steep hills, choose your path smartly to avoid traffic and other obstacles can greatly improve your experience as a budding bicycle commuter. This class includes an initial talk in the shop about your bike, its safety and performance, followed by a guided bike ride that will demonstrate riding techniques to increase efficiencyand reduce fatigue. Defensive riding strategies while in traffic will then be discussed. Questions and answers will wrap things up.
Course fee: $35