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Minneapolis consistently ranks as one of the top bicycling cities in the nation – come see what it’s all about! This presentation will help you develop your cycling skills as a regular mode of transportation – including your trip to work. Participants will learn about riding a bicycle as a vehicle, safety, riding comfort, and good tips for getting into and around downtown – especially with the major street construction taking place. Join the thousands of fellow bicycle commuters and safely enjoy the two-wheeled ride into the city. Move Minneapolis and the Our Streets Minneapolis offer basic bicycle education.
Just learning to ride, or haven’t been on a bicycle in a while? The Cycles For Change offers a courses where you can hone your skills and learn to be a confident and safe bicycle commuter. They cover the basic skills of starting and stopping, scanning, signaling and maintaining a straight line, dodging small objects on the road, and stopping quickly.
Learn the basics of bicycling for transportation from the Bicycle Alliance of Minneasota. Practice roadway positioning, scanning, signaling and turning, and changing lanes. Get the traffic skills down and best practices developed by the League of American Bicyclists.