Introduction to Bike Commuting Class

Description: Join our REI Outdoor School instructors and find out how to get the most out of your bike commute. On this field outing you'll learn how to plan your route, carry what you need on your bike and navigate through urban environments. We'll show you some tricks to bike commuting and take you out on a ride to help increase your confidence in biking your drive!

Skills you'll learn:

Learn the rules of the road from a biking standpoint. Learn how to be safe when commuting.

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

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Introduction to Bike Commuting Class Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Energy Snacks
  • Water Bottle


  • Personal Bike - Recently tuned and appropriate for class. Also bring spare tubes.
  • Cycling Shorts/Pants
  • Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
  • Cycling Gloves

Gear provided by REI:

  • Cycling Helmet
  • Road Bike - Drop bar handlebar bikes with 700cc size wheels.