Thursday, November 11, 2010

FREE Bicycle Commuting Skills Course at USF on NOV 17 and DEC 1

Things are stirring on the bicycle safety front. Circle the date -- the bike safety action plan's first workshop is NOV 29, 8:30am-4:30pm at the DOT building on McKinley Drive, just south of Fowler Ave. and the USF campus.

And my friends at Penn’s Cycling School and Tampa BayCycle are presenting a Safe Cycling Commuter Skills Course.

Who: Anyone who wants to know how to ride safely in traffic in order to use their bicycle for commuting

When: Wednesday November 17th, 2010 and Wednesday December 1st 2010

Time: 11:30AM – 1:00PM

Where: USF – Marshall Center, Room: 3704

What: USF Students, faculty and staff will become familiar with riding their bicycles in traffic and how to drive their bicycles as a vehicle. Attendees will put their knowledge to use by participating in a short campus ride at the end of the class (optional). Learn how to check your bike for common mechanical problems and become a competent commuter.

Cost: FREE (includes Materials and PIZZA and SODA) Pre registration required – space is limited

To Register Contact: Jessica Brenner (813) 974-9215 or

Questons Contact: Sharon Monahan (813)-482-4364,


Important Information:

All riders must sign a release

All riders must have an approved Helmet and 2 wheeled bicycle in good working order – see your local bicycle shop for tune-up details.

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