Bicycle Education Ride – Portsmouth “How We Roll” – August 24th

Date: Aug 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

OVRDC is partnering with Portsmouth Connex to offer a FREE educational ride for anyone who wants to learn the rules of the road and practice navigating the road by bicycle. This ~ 2 hour ride is going to be offered on Thursday, August 24th from 5:30 -7:30 pm leaving from Alexandria Point Park in Portsmouth.  Space is very limited – RSVP required so please do so as soon as possible. Email Nick Kroncke at nkroncke@ovrdc.org or call him at 740-947-2853 for more information and to RSVP.

*Operational bicycle and helmet are required for the ride*

This ride is geared towards everyone – from those who haven’t rode since childhood to lifelong bicyclists!

Rides are led and swept by trained guides who provide:

  • A route of increasing levels of difficulty that features as many different roadway types as possible
  • A thorough overview of bike law and lane positioning (i.e. remaining visible and predictable)
  • Information about the places being experience (a sensory experience)
  • Opportunities for feedback and continual improvement based on responses (i.e. evaluation)

Goals:

  • Increase confidence and competence navigating roadways
  • Offer opportunity to learn skills users need to replace car trip with bike trip..a mode shift
    • 60% of people are “bike curious” want to replace one of their trips (can be work commute, to lunch, to groceries, park/recreation facility).
  • Provide skills users are excited to share with other people

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Location
Alexandria Point Park
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