Bike Safety

FYI, bikers:

Bicycle Safety in the Streets
Revolutions will be hosting a Bicycle Safety Class this Saturday, November 21, 2009 from 10:00am-12:00pm.  Spend a couple hours with fellow bike enthusiasts as they discuss general safety guidelines, specific regulations regarding riding bicycles in Memphis, and overall strategies for getting from point a to point B as safe as possible.  Feel free to bring your questions. 

Date: Saturday, November 21 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Info: Should I ride with traffic or against it? Should I ride on the sidewalk? Can I take a left hand turn in traffic on my bike? Is it even legal to ride in the road? How can I safely navigate Memphis’ city streets?  Answers to all these questions and basic street safety procedures will be covered in this workshop.

The class will be free and open to the public.  No reservation is necessary.  Hope to see you there!

Revolutions Community Bicycle Shop
1000 South Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38108

MORE about bikes:
Last week Brooks staffer Emily Greenberg blogged about the museum’s efforts to support this green method of transportation.  Read the post here

And read the Flyer’s article about the Brooks’ bike racks, designed by local artist Tootsie Bell.

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