Saturday, February 28, 2009

Improve Your Bicycle Road Riding Skills

On Saturday, April 18, we will offer the League of American Bicyclists Road I course. Road I "Gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. The course covers bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques and includes a student manual. Recommended minimum age 16, ages 13-15 accepted with parent, this fast-paced, nine-hour course prepares cyclists for a full understanding of vehicular cycling."

Road I
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2009
Time: 8:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Benton Levengood
Location: Alvernia University Upland Center, 540 Upland Ave, Reading, PA 19611
Fee: $35
Description: Prepare for National Bike Month by taking a BikeEd class! This one day course will cover full Road I content including bicycle selection and maintenance, bicycle handling, and bicycle safety. The course combines classroom discussion and activities along with on-road practice of vehicular bicycling.

To register for this course, contact:
Benton Levengood
Phone: 717-449-4474
Contact Email:

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Registration forms will be provided upon request. Please mail completed form and check payable to WalkBikeBerks to:

Benton Levengood, Attention: Road I Course, PO Box 6795, Wyomissing, PA 19610

Special signup instructions: Fee includes WalkBikeBerks membership for remainder of 2009.
Equipment required: bicycle and helmet

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