FREE Confident City Cycling course: July 28 from 4pm-8pm
Many of us would love to bike for fun, fitness, or to get places but aren’t sure how to do so safely. This concise and comprehensive class covers everything you need to know about biking safely and confidently around metro Atlanta. It includes bike handling skill drills and an instructor-led ride with feedback to reinforce what you learn in class.
Expect to learn something new, have your good habits reinforced and those bad habits corrected. Even seasoned bicyclists will have their eyes opened on the less intuitive aspects of Atlanta biking. You will emerge a safer, more confident cyclist. Sign up here! Space is limited.
BeltLine Rally on Saturday, July 28 from 4:30pm-??
The BeltLine Network is holding a rally on Saturday, July 28, at 4:30pm in the BeltLine corridor at 10th and Monroe to help get out the vote. The BeltLine project would receive $602 million with the passage of the transportation sales tax referendum on July 31, along with many other transit-friendly projects.
Saturday Morning Streetcar Walking Tour: July 28
Perhaps you’ve been out bicycling and noticed the strange orange and pink hieroglyphics painted on Edgewood Avenue or Auburn Street. Find out what it’s all about–join the 3-hour Atlanta Streetcar Walking Tourat 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, and trace the route of the future streetcar. Rumor has it there will be streetcar swag up for grabs. Let’s be there to learn and to keep the bicycling community highly visible as the streetcar plans are finalized.
The tour is sponsored by the City of Atlanta, the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, and MARTA, among others. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Women’s Bike Maintenance Clinic on Sunday, July 29
Come learn some everyday skills like how to fix a flat tire, clean and lube your bike and chain, and make minor adjustments. You’ll also get snacks, drinks, and some goodies to take home, including a multi-tool, some lube, a patch kit, tire levers, and a little bike bag for under your seat.
The class is $20 for ABC members, $25 for non-members, or pay $35 and get a discounted ABC membership (link) with the class! It will be held at Atlanta Bike Tech.
Thursday, August 3
Commuter Breakfast at Thumbs Up on Edgewood Ave. from 7am-9am
August 7 & 9
True Beginners Course: August 7 & 9 from 6pm-8pm
This course is for those adults and teens who never got to experience the joy of learning to ride a bicycle! Now’s the time.
Friday, August 10
Mobile Social leaves Woodruff Park at 6:30pm
Saturday, August 11
Red, Bike and Green leaves Woodruff Park at 12:30 pm
Bikes Take Over Church (it’s a bar!) with DJ Vicki Powell
DJ Vicki Powell is partnering with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition for Sunday Service at Church (it’s a bar!) on August 12. So ride your bicycle down to your favorite Church on Edgewood Ave. and shake it to the music while sipping some sinful sangria. We’ll have a bike valet, bike corrals, secret bike handshakes, special bike dance moves, **limited edition t-shirts**, and lots and lots of bicycle love. Let’s show Atlanta just what biking miles and miles on our city’s streets has given us: legs of steel that can dance all night!
And it’s free, free, free!