On-Street and Trail Riding
October and November class registration will open later this season. Click here to add yourself to our listserv to receive emails about our upcoming classes!
New and experienced bicyclists alike can benefit from WABA’s continuing education classes. Take a look at the class descriptions below to find the one that is right for you.
Trail Riding Basics
This class is for you if:
You already know how to ride a bike but do not have much experience riding on trails
You have experience riding on trails, but would like to learn skills that will help improve your ride
You have recently taken a WABA Basic Skills Clinic
You have recently taken a WABA Learn to Ride class and were riding confidently with 2 pedals by the end of class
Confident City Cycling
This class is for you if:
You know how to ride a bike and have experience riding on trails
You know how to ride a bike and would like to learn how to ride safely in traffic
You have experience riding in traffic but would like to learn more about traffic law and how to navigate tricky traffic situations
Have any questions? Email us at email@example.com.
Class Duration: 3 hours
Equipment: Participants are required to bring their own bicycle and helmet for this class. Bikes must be in good working order. Use a Capital Bikeshare bike and WABA will reimburse your usage fee for the duration of the class! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Cost: $10, Free for WABA members
Registration Policy: Advanced registration is preferred to secure your spot. Drop ins are free (if space is available)! Be sure to show up for class 15 minutes before start time.
Is this class right for me?
- This class is reserved for adults ages 18 or older.
- This class is for participants who already know how to bike but would like to learn new skills and build their confidence riding on trails or on the street in heavily trafficked areas.
- Not ready to ride in the street? Sign up for a Trail Riding Basics class!
- Participants are required to bring their own bicycle and helmet for this class. Bikes must be in good working order. WABA does not provide on site maintenance for personal bikes. Use a Capital Bikeshare bike for this class and WABA will reimburse your usage fee! Email email@example.com for more details.
Do I have to wear a helmet if I am riding my personal bike?
Yes! All WABA class participants are required to wear a helmet for the duration of class. Don’t have a helmet? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide you with one!
What should I bring with me to class?
Water, close-toed shoes, athletic clothing, a bike, helmet, appropriate outerwear, snacks, and sunscreen!
How do I confirm my registration?
After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with details about the class. We will send you a reminder email two days before class with all the information you need (including google maps directions!).