REI How to Ride a Bike (ages 12 and over) If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! REI’s patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You’ll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. This class is the foundation of all our cycling classes, and is designed to prepare first time riders to progress to the next class – Beginning Bike Skills (separate registration required). Our How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older; for children 11 and under we offer a separate How to Ride a Bike for Kids class. REI Novara bikes and bike helmets will be provided / For Children 12-17 years old, adults must be present at the class location.
Skills you’ll learn: How to balance. How to adjust the bike to your size. How to shift and brake. How to fall off your bike effectively