Bike Safety Education

Riding a bike on the roadway takes skill! The City of Pleasanton is partnering with Bike East Bay and cities of Dublin and Livermore to provide free bicycle safety workshops to help cyclists learn about road safety, laws and bike commuting. Certified instructors teach all the workshops. 

Urban Cycling 101: a Two-Part Class for Adults

Day 1:  Classroom Workshop

This fun and entertaining workshop teaches basic rules of the road: how to equip your bicycle, fit your helmet, transport a bike on transit, and avoid crashes by using simple and safe techniques. No bike required. Free bike lights for all attendees.  

Urban Cycling 101: Day 1
Saturday, March 12, 2022
10am - 12pm
Amador Recreation Center 

Day 2:  Road Class - Bike & Helmet Required 

This is the second part of Urban Cycling 101.  Instructors will cover on-road, on-your-bike practice sessions, working in small groups to improve handling skills, learn crash avoidance maneuvers, and ability to bike confidently on any street. A functional bike and helmet are required. Free bike lights for all attendees. Drinks and snacks provided.

Urban Cycling 101: Day 2
Sunday, May 15, 2022
9am - 2pm
Hart Middle School (blacktop)

1-hour Bike Workshops

These 1-hour classroom courses are perfect for introducing riders to the concepts of biking and encourage a healthy commute.  Each class is taught by a certified instructor who will teach the basics of bike commuting, crash avoidance, and bicyclist rights and responsibilities.  You will also learn how to outfit your bike, how to take a bike on transit and how to bike smart while having fun. 

Check Bike East Bay for class dates!

Family Cycling Workshop 

The family that rides together thrives together! Join Bike East Bay's certified instructors for a day of fun games, drills, and skills building. This workshop is for kids who are able to ride a bike and ready to take to the paths and roadways with their parents. Parents and kids (grades 2-6, recommended) must attend together; please, no drop-offs. Free reflective vests for youth attendees!

Family Cycling Workshop

Sunday, June 12, 2022
10am - 12:30pm
Hart Middle School (blacktop)