We’re excited about the bike safety classes for children that we are sponsoring at Sunday Friends, a San Jose organization which has activities for families every (you guessed it!) Sunday. Super volunteer Dave Fork of SVBC Bicycle Exchange arranged for a grant from the Google Community Grants Fund of Tides Foundation, which enables us to hire League Certified Instructors (LCIs) and provide... read the whole note.
Recently, I've been getting my credentials together in order to become a League Certified Instructor (LCI), as designated by the League of American Cyclists. The training sessions to become an LCI are few and far between in these parts, so when the good folks at the Presidio YMCA's Ybike program told us they were going to host one, Ernesto and I had to get into gear, quickly. Ernie already... read the whole note.
Get ready for Bike to Work Day by taking advantage of the free upcoming traffic skills classes being offered by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, City of Mountain View, and City of Palo Alto. Whether you’re a new cyclist who wants to learn the rules of the road, or an experienced rider who would like to become more confident while bicycling along with traffic, these two-part classes will... read the whole note.
Yesterday was an absolutely gorgeous day in the Silicon Valley. I was out and about on my own bike in downtown San Jose, when I ran into a group of riders massing for what looked like a ride around town. About 18 riders were hanging out a city hall when I asked, "What are you all waiting for?". A rider replied, "Waiting for our bike skills class to start."
Oh yes, bike skill classes... read the whole note.