Smart Cycling Part One

03/10/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bike Bakersfield
Phone:661-321-9247
Address: 1708 Chester Ave

Ready to start commuting but don’t know how to navigate traffic? Want to know how to ride safely? Sign up for our Smart Cycling class.

As part of our educational programs, Executive Director and League Cycling Instructor Jack Becker takes the lead in hosting these once a month courses.

Now you can take part one of this three part course on Second Saturday at Bike Bakersfield. Part one consists of a classroom presentation where we discuss how to follow the law, be predictable, be conspicuous, think ahead, and ride ready. After attending the first part of the class, you will be eligible to move on to part two and three where we will be on bikes practicing handling drills and then go on a road ride where we put everything we learned into practice.

Smart cycling part two and three will take place on March 24th and also April 21st. All attendees must be a Bike Bakersfield member to participate. If you are not a member, you can sign up for only $25.

Related upcoming events

  • 12/22/2018 7:00 PM - 12/22/2018 9:00 PM

    Date: Saturday, December 22nd, 7 p.m.

    Location: Beach Park

    About: Join us for a family-friendly, all-ages cruise starting at Beach Park and following the bike path to the Marketplace. The ride is finished once the group reaches the Marketplace, so make sure you have a plan to get back to where you started! Some like to park at the Marketplace and ride to Beach Park prior to the start of the ride so they may enjoy the rest of the evening without having to ride back.

    FYI: California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. Its not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe!

  • 01/12/2019 10:00 AM - 01/12/2019 2:00 PM

    Second Saturday is a great time to join in on the monthly buzz and fun happening in downtown Bakersfield.

    Bike Bakersfield will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be open for tuneups and volunteers to gain hours towards the recycle-a-bike program.

  • 01/21/2019 6:30 PM - 01/21/2019 8:30 PM

    Join us for a family-friendly, all-ages cruise starting at Beach Park and following the bike path to the Marketplace. Experience a gorgeous Bakersfield night Monday at 6:30 p.m. while feeling the wind blow as you peddle your bike with friends and family down Kern River Parkway Trail.

    All ages and skill levels are encouraged to come. The ride is a comfortable, 10-12 mph pace and welcomes riders of all kinds.

    Lights and helmets are strongly encouraged. The ride will follow the Kern River Parkway Trail west from Beach Park and turn South at CSUB, continue on the bike path through CSUB campus, and end at the Marketplace.

    California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. It’s not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe.

    The ride is finished once the group reaches the Marketplace, so make sure you have a plan to get back to where you started! Some like to park at the Marketplace and ride to Beach Park prior to the start of the ride so they may enjoy the rest of the evening without having to ride back.

  • 02/09/2019 10:00 AM - 02/09/2019 2:00 PM

    Second Saturday is a great time to join in on the monthly buzz and fun happening in downtown Bakersfield.

    Bike Bakersfield will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be open for tuneups and volunteers to gain hours towards the recycle-a-bike program.

  • 02/16/2019 10:00 AM - 02/17/2019 1:00 PM

    Join us for a fun filled overnight bike camping trip at Wind Wolves Preserves Feb. 16-17. All event details can be found here: http://bikebakersfield.org/wind-wolves-overnight/

    Feel free to email us with any questions or concerns.

  • 02/19/2019 6:30 PM - 02/19/2019 8:30 PM

    Join us for a family-friendly, all-ages cruise starting at Beach Park and following the bike path to the Marketplace. Experience a gorgeous Bakersfield night Monday at 6:30 p.m. while feeling the wind blow as you peddle your bike with friends and family down Kern River Parkway Trail.

    All ages and skill levels are encouraged to come. The ride is a comfortable, 10-12 mph pace and welcomes riders of all kinds.

    Lights and helmets are strongly encouraged. The ride will follow the Kern River Parkway Trail west from Beach Park and turn South at CSUB, continue on the bike path through CSUB campus, and end at the Marketplace.

    California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. It’s not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe.

    The ride is finished once the group reaches the Marketplace, so make sure you have a plan to get back to where you started! Some like to park at the Marketplace and ride to Beach Park prior to the start of the ride so they may enjoy the rest of the evening without having to ride back.

  • 03/09/2019 10:00 AM - 03/09/2019 2:00 PM

    Second Saturday is a great time to join in on the monthly buzz and fun happening in downtown Bakersfield.

    Bike Bakersfield will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be open for tuneups and volunteers to gain hours towards the recycle-a-bike program.

  • 03/20/2019 7:00 PM - 03/20/2019 9:00 PM

    Join us for a family-friendly, all-ages cruise starting at Beach Park and following the bike path to the Marketplace. Experience a gorgeous Bakersfield night Monday at 6:30 p.m. while feeling the wind blow as you peddle your bike with friends and family down Kern River Parkway Trail.

    All ages and skill levels are encouraged to come. The ride is a comfortable, 10-12 mph pace and welcomes riders of all kinds.

    Lights and helmets are strongly encouraged. The ride will follow the Kern River Parkway Trail west from Beach Park and turn South at CSUB, continue on the bike path through CSUB campus, and end at the Marketplace.

    California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. It’s not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe.

    The ride is finished once the group reaches the Marketplace, so make sure you have a plan to get back to where you started! Some like to park at the Marketplace and ride to Beach Park prior to the start of the ride so they may enjoy the rest of the evening without having to ride back.