Confident Cycling Class – Bike 4 Louisville

image012Bicycling for Louisville’s first FREE Confident Cycling course of the season starts this Tuesday on the Masonic Home campus just off Frankfort Avenue in St. Matthews.
Register online now!

Confident Cycling offers information and skills for experienced as well as casual bicyclists. If you would like to feel safer and more comfortable riding in motor vehicle traffic, you will find this course especially helpful. This hands-on course will cover:

  • basic bicycle selection and fitting
  • fixing flat tires
  • inspecting a bicycle for safety
  • understanding traffic laws and causes of crashes
  • bicycle handling skills for everyday situations and emergencies
  • riding safely on various types of streets and intersections
  • avoiding common hazards and crash-causing mistakes.

This 10-hour course, taught by instructors certified by League of American Bicyclists, has four sessions. Plan to attend all four. They are:

  • Tues. 3/31 6:30 – 9 PM
  • Thurs. 4/2 6:30 – 9 PM
  • Tues. 4/7 6:30 – 9 PM
  • Thurs. 4/9 6:30 – 9 PM

The classes will take place in the Conference Center located in the Masonic Home Community Center. Take Frankfort Avenue to the traffic signal at Bauer Avenue. Turn north to enter the Masonic Home campus. At the stop sign, turn right to start going counterclockwise around the outer loop road (Masonic Home Drive). At the next stop sign, turn right. The Community Center building will be immediately to your left. For a map, see:

We are trying out a new online registration system for these classes.

Please try it:

If it’s a hassle or doesn’t work for you, please just show up to the first class. Pre-registration helps us make sure we don’t keep promoting classes after they are full. Please pass this message along to interested family members and friends. We have plenty of room for more participants. To check out other class dates and locations, or to learn about our 1- session short courses, see:

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 582-1814.
These FREE classes are made possible by funding from the Bike Louisville program of Louisville Metro government.
Thanks for spreading the word. We hope to see you next Tuesday!

Ride well,

Barry Zalph
League Cycling Instructor LCI 1339
Executive Director
Bicycling for Louisville
425 S. 2nd St., LL-102
Louisville, KY 40202-1430
(502) 582-1814


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