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Sat, Nov 02


Bradley Street Bicycle Co-op

Traffic Skills 101 (Taught by Leta Highsmith & Joel LaChance)

Become a Better Bike Rider. Ride Safely & With More Confidence!

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Time & Location

Nov 02, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Bradley Street Bicycle Co-op, 138 Bradley St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA

About the Event

This two-part bike education class will offer instruction to help you build skills & confidence while learning more about traffic laws in Connecticut, crash avoidance, lane positioning, & basic bike maintenance. Over the course of each session, you will develop your knowledge, expertise, & ability to use a bicycle safely, confidently, & competently for commuting, utility, health, & recreation. You must be able to ride a bike for at least one mile. While the class is intended for all people who can ride a bike & want to improve their skills, it's also a prerequisite for becoming a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) of the League of American Bicyclists. Please register at least 3 days in advance. If you need to cancel, please do so by 5:00pm on Thursday, October 31.


  1. Part One: The basics & rules for riding in traffic (9:00am-12:00pm, indoors)
  2. Lunch (12:00pm-12:30pm)
  3. Part Two: Enjoying the ride - bike drills & a group ride through New Haven (12:30pm-4:00pm, outdoors & weather permitting)

AGE REQUIREMENT: NHCAT welcomes youth 14-18 years of age who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The youth & parent (or guardian) must register for the class & remain with the youth at all times for both sessions.

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