Classes to teach both children and adults how to balance, pedal, steer, stop and start a bike are available at the following places:
Bike & Walk Montclair – group classes are offered during the season in Montclair, NJ. Cost and registration here.
Bike New York – group classes are offered at the many Education Centers around the five boroughs of New York City, for free; register here.
TMAs – many of the state’s Transportation Management Associations teach classes. Check here for their individual websites.
The Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey offers the RideSmart training program aimed at new riders who already know how to balance and control a bike. This course will teach them how to safely ride on the road solo and in groups. Course runs March 13-April 28, 2018 and includes classroom and on-the-road instruction. Space is limited. Details and registration here.
Lessons are offered by the following instructors who are current League Cycling Instructors (LCIs) with the League of American Bicyclists; please contact them directly regarding classes:
- firstname.lastname@example.org, 609-617-4987
- Teach in Camden, Gloucester, and Burlington Counties and beyond.
- Learn to Ride, Bicycling 123, Smart Cycling (all levels – Traffic Skills 101 and beyond).
- Available to teach privately and with organizations, both individuals and groups.
Christopher Gonda, LCI #4970
- Teach in Somerset and Middlesex Counties
- Learn to Ride, Commute By Bike
- Available to teach privately.
Dickson Lane, LCI #2666
- email@example.com, (973) 280-9686,
- Teach in Essex, Morris, Bergen counties.
- Teach all of the LAB approved courses, lead school assemblies, Learn to Ride for individuals and groups.
- Available to teach individual and group classes privately.
- You must be an LCI in good standing with the League of American Bicyclists.
- Listing on the page is $50 for the year and also comes with a bronze level membership in the NJ Bike & Walk Coalition. Please use the Donation button here.
- Send to firstname.lastname@example.org the following:
- your name and contact information – email, phone, website (your preference)
- the municipalities where you teach
- the classes you teach- Learn to Ride, Bicycling 123, Traffic Skills 101, etc.
- whether you teach privately or as part of an organization, or both