Course content will include:
- Adjusting your bike and helmet for a comfortable fit.
- Performing a safety inspection of your bike to make sure everything is working properly
- Understanding traffic principles and bicyclists' rights and responsibilities on the road
- Fixing a flat tire
- Using your gear system
- Locking your bike
- Bike handling drills
TOM REINGOLD is an avid cyclist. He repairs and refurbishes bikes in his home. He spent years living car-free in Boston and New York, relying only on his bicycle. He is often called the “Go To Bike Guy.”
KIRK SOHR is a certified cycling instructor from the League of American Bicyclists. He is on Maplewood's Transportation Committee. Tom and Kirk are both active in SOMbike.
Meets: Tuesday, evenings, April 5, 12, 26, 7pm. No class April 19.
Each class will be 1 1/2 hours long.
Location: South Orange Middle School.