Bicyclist Survival Classes-New classes are November 10th and 17th from 7 p.m. until 8:30. Class will cover flat repair as well as what to carry on your bicycle. It will also cover other basic roadside repair and adjustments. This class will be taught by Steve Niblick, an employee of LakeShore Bicycle and Fitness who has over 25 years of cycling experience. Class includes a 32 page booklet "Bicyclist Survival" by Dave Glowacz. Recomended materials include: your bicycle, a freind, questions, a pad and pencil. Class size is limited to 10 people. Cost is $35.00. For more information contact Steve Niblick or Charlie Fetzer @ 9040-388-0612
Saturday Morning Ride
We have started a Saturday morning fun ride at 7:30 am. which is geared for beginners. We will ride as a group so no one feels left behind. We enjoy teaching safety skills and group riding skills. Mark Fetzer will be the primary ride leader. Ride distance will not exceed 20-25 miles at a speed of less than 14 mph.
Learn safe and confident bicycling. Become familiar with laws covering bicycling as well as your bike equipment, including gears, fixing flats, injury prevention, crash avoidance, on-bike skills practice and top it off with a group ride. Classes recommended for adults and children over 14 years of age. Cost: $35, Contact Jodi Hohlstein, 904-282-2180, or email jodi@FBAfirstcoast.org for complete registration packet. Class is limited to 17 students.
Park Tool - "True" Tune-up class
This class is taught by Marc Coutu and is limited to 4 students. He covers the most basic maintenance precedures and assumes participants have no previous experience. Students bring their own bikes and will learn how to change a flat tire, adjust brakes, gears and bearing and do basic trouble shooting. You finish with a tuned bicycle and the knowledge to keep it tuned. Contact: Charlie @ LakeShore Bicycle and Fitness, 904-388-0612, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday November 14th - 26.2 With Donna
100% of proceeds go to bench top breast cancer research and to support the critical needs of those living with breast cancer. Post ride celebration with food, drinks and live music. Event is at Hanna Park. www.breastcancermarathon.com
Jacksonville Bicycle Casino
Saturday November 20th - Jacksonville end of the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail, A bicycle show for all things human powered. Bring your bike to show or to go. There will be games, music, free of charge, come for an hour and stay for the day! For more info email Charlie at: email@example.com
December 10-12 Secret Santa Cycling Weekend
White Springs Florida, great roads, fun event. www.suwanneebike.org
January 1st - YOYO Century Jax-Baldwin RailTrail
The anual Your On Your Own ride. Few stores are open and there are no reststops set up so bring what you need. This is a show and go - no charge no support.
IDIDARIDE - January 22nd
Registation opens November 1st. This is a most do 50 mile off road ride that always sells out in a week. Many parts of the ride are not open to the public at any other time of year. Great food and great riding. www.suwanneebike.org.
Bicycling Beckley - Febuary 27, 2011