You may not be thinking of cycling just yet, but Spring will be here before you know it. For those of you who enjoy bicycling in the urban environment as well as on the trails, the following course might be of interest to you. This is a course on urban bike riding offered by two "League of American Bicyclists"-certified instructors to be held at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, 16 S. Williams St., on two Saturdays, April 5 and 12.
February 18, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Be a Street-Smart cyclist and get ready for TOSRV, GOBA or XOBA!
DAYTON, OH – StreetSmarts Cycling is a great practical class to learn the craft and sport of cycling in a short span, you will have more fun and more confidence on any of Ohio’s famous rides and the rest of the summer riding season!
Instructors Chuck Smith and Dan Carrigan are League of American Bicyclists certified instructors with years of experience commuting and touring.
The class is scheduled for Saturday, April 5 and April 12 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center conference room, 16 South Williams Street, Dayton, OH. (The brochure you can access at http://tinyurl.com/yo7l3j says "30 S. Williams," which is actually the Wright Bicycle Shop next to the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center.)
Key features of the class include:
– Essential bicycle driver education class for adults and driving-age teens.
– Safely operate a bicycle in a variety of situations, including several hours of on-bike practice.
– Gain confidence knowing you are riding legally and safely.
– Recommended for adults and children ages 16 and up (13 up if accompanied by parent/guardian and approved in advance by instructor)
A brochure (pdf) with information about class structure, prerequisites, instructor bios and a registration form can be found online at <http://tinyurl.com/yo7l3j>.
Tour Of the Scioto River Valley (TOSRV), 10-11 May 2008 <http://www.tosrv.org> Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) 14-21 Jun 2008 <http://www.goba.org>
The Across Ohio Bike Adventure (XOBA), 19-26 Jul 2008