Bike Commuting 101

Traffic Skills for Bike Commuting 101 is the best first step towards learning how to drive your bicycle in traffic. Outdoor Chattanooga’s League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors (LCI’s) have the training and expertise to teach you the techniques on how to ride safely and predictably on the road. Using video tutorials, a Q&A, and an optional group ride, our instructors can help you learn the basic rules and techniques for driving your bicycle in traffic.

This free class is offered the 3rd Monday monthly at 6:00 p.m. at Outdoor Chattanooga. Reservations required in advance.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road.

Bike Commuting 101

Learn to share the road

What You’ll Learn

  • TN State and Chattanooga laws pertaining to bicycles
  • Lane positioning and changing
  • Signaling and scanning
  • Basic bicycle safety and helmet check

FAQs

How often does this class occur?
This class occurs on the 3rd Monday every month at 6:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:
February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

How much does the class cost?
The class if free. We can even provide a bicycle and helmet for the group ride.
Do I need to make a reservation?
Yes. Reservations are required in advance.
Do I need to wear a helmet during the ride?
Yes. Helmets are mandatory for this class. We recommend you always wear a helmet when riding a bicycle.

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Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

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Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

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TVCC Paddle School/ assistance by Rapid Learning Whitewater Program

TVCC Paddle School/ assistance by Rapid Learning Whitewater Program

Chattanooga RAT RACE 2019 /Open Water Swim

TVCC Paddle School/ assistance by Rapid Learning Whitewater Program

Partner Program/Private: 2 day kayak

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Grotto Meeting

Partner Program/Private: 2 day kayak

Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Partner Program: Trust for Public Land

YFD Summer Camps Canoeing and Archery-City of Chattanooga

YFD Summer Camps Canoeing and Archery-City of Chattanooga

Partner Program: Canoeing for TN Aqua Summer Camps

Dam Kayak Tour

Cumberland Trail Guided Hike

Cuckoo Canoe Tour

Rapid Learning RIVER/ Whitewater Kayak Instruction

Partner Program: Chattanooga Preparatory School

Partner Program/Private: 2 day kayak

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Learn to Ride a Bicycle Class

Partner Program/Private: 2 day kayak

Adult Archery and Aces

Paddle Smart Chattanooga- A Paddlesports Safety Class

Partner Program: Trust for Public Land

Guided Creek Snorkeling

Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Partner Program: Lookout Mountain Conservancy

YFD Summer Camps Canoeing and Archery-City of Chattanooga

Partner Program: Lookout Mountain Conservancy

Partner Program: Canoeing for TN Aqua Summer Camps

Partner Program: Southeastern Conservation Corps

Guided Sunset Canoe Tour

Moonlight Kayak Tour

Rapid Learning RIVER/ Whitewater Kayak Instruction

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Traffic Skills 101 for Bike Commuting – Learn to “drive” your bicycle in traffic

Chattanooga Bicycle Club – Monthly Meeting

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Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking and Skills Practice

YFD Summer Camps Canoeing and Archery-City of Chattanooga

Partner Program: Canoeing for TN Aqua Summer Camps

Dam Kayak Tour

NPS Partners: Lookout Creek Canoe Tour

Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

Family Fun Day

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Cumberland Trail Guided Hike

Adult Archery and Aces

Guided Rock Hop + Creek Snorkel

Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking and Skills Practice

YFD Summer Camps Canoeing and Archery-City of Chattanooga

Historic Kayak and Walking Tours of Chattanooga with NPS

Partner Program: Canoeing for TN Aqua Summer Camps

Dam Kayak Tour

Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour

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Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Grotto Meeting

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NO Class/ holiday: Rapid Learning: Intro to Kayak and Skills Practice

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking and Skills Practice

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Did You Know?

Chattanooga has over 75 miles of bike facilities, including non-motorized paved pathways, greenways and dedicated bike lanes throughout the city. Chattanooga was ranked 30th out of the 50 Best Bike Cities in the U.S. by Bicycling.com.

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