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Posted on: March 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Alhambra Library and Local Partners Offers Workshops To Teach Riders To Bike Smart

Join the Alhambra Library and local partners this April, May, and June to learn how to bike smart!

These educational and fun events for the whole family will take place at our local Alhambra Parks and at the Library.

Registration is not required, all ages are welcome. For more information, visit the Alhambra Civic Center Library webpage.

Cub House of San Marino will present six bike repair workshops for beginners and advanced riders.

Bringing your own bicycle is recommended, but optional.

In these hands-on sessions for all ages, you will learn how to:

    fix a flat tire

    grease a bike chain

    adjust seat height

    check brakes

    properly wear bike safety gear

Bike Maintenance and Repair for Beginners

Saturday, April 9    10am - 1pm    Granada Park, 2000 W. Hellman Avenue, Alhambra (near the playground)

Saturday, April 16*    10am - 1pm    Almansor Park, 800 S. Almansor Street, Alhambra

Saturday, April 23**    10am - 1:30pm    Alhambra Park, 500 N. Palm Avenue, Alhambra (next to the bandshell)

Sunday, April 24    10am - 1pm    Alhambra Library, 101 S. First Street, Alhambra

Bike Maintenance and Repair for Advanced Riders

Saturday, April 30    10am - 1pm    Emery Park, 2709 Mimosa Street, Alhambra

Saturday, May 14    10am - 1pm    Alhambra Park, 500 N. Palm Avenue, Alhambra (near the playground)

*April 16th: We are partnering with the Alhambra Police Department, who will handout helmets for kids (limited supplies, child must be present)

**April 23rd: Special Día Del Niño celebration featuring a bilingual music concert, story time, crafts, book giveaways, and a sweet treat (while supplies last).

ActiveSGV and the Alhambra Police Department will teach you how to bike safely on city streets.

Bringing your own bicycle is recommended.

Bike Safety for Beginners

Saturday, May 21    10:30am - 12pm    Alhambra Library, 101 S. First Street, Alhambra

Do you want to make bicycling part of your daily travel routine, but you’re not sure where to start? This will be a 1 1/2 hour in person class that will help you improve your bicycling skills and how to ride on city streets safely. You will also learn an overview of the rules of the road, how to plan your route, and tips and tricks to make bicycling for everyday travel safe and convenient.

Bike Safety for Experienced Riders

Saturday, May 28    10:30am - 12:30pm    Almansor Park, 800 S. Almansor Street, Alhambra (near basketball courts)

This will be a 2-hour Rules of the Road class that will help you learn how to bike on the city streets safely. We will teach you the rules of the road and we will also practice on bike skills to make you a better rider.

Bike Safety for Street Riding

Saturday, June 4    10:30am - 1pm    Alhambra Park, 500 North Palm Avenue, Alhambra

Do you want to be more comfortable and confident when cycling on city roads? This Streets Skills Class is a free 2 ½ hour class for adults and teens to practice safe riding with a group of beginning cyclists. You’ll learn cycling etiquette, practice riding in a real-world setting, and make pit stops to review best practices while riding.

For more information, visit the Alhambra Civic Center Library webpage.

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