How to Ride a Bike for Adults

5:30am8:30am PDT
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Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

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  • Fitness level 1 Relaxed
  • Minimum age 12
  • Group size 8 people

If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our 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 for adults and kids 12 and older; children 11 and under are welcome to join us in a separate How to Ride a Bike for Kids class. Bikes and bike helmets will be provided. Anyone under 18 must have a responsible adult present during the class.

  • Learn balance, braking, steering, stopping, and starting in a fun, interactive class
  • Receive a blend of personalized and group instruction to help overcome challenges
  • Bikes and bike helmets provided by REI

What to bring with you

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More directions and information

An accompanying adult needs to be present throughout the entire class. When you arrive at the parking lot, look for the large section of lot to the right of and downhill from the buildings. REI Guides will be there with the REI vehicle and bikes. If you are bringing a bike please make sure the bike is in good working order, as our guides can only make minor adjustments. Please remove training wheels if possible. Email questions to us at Day of class phone: (877) 819-3813.