Because that is how I feel while on a bike! --Postings from SLaB (Strong, Light and Beautiful) women & men, on the bicycle and off. Let's go outside, ride, pollute less, be sustainable & live fully! www.iamSLaB.com
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Bicycling Basics for Women's Confidence and Comfort
Class coming up next week!
Bicycling Basics For Women’s Confidence and ComfortKeys to Safe and Confident Bicycle Commuting Learn how bikes and biking equipment differ for women’s geometry; how to increase confidence and self-sufficiency, and helpful riding tips for commuting, errands, or fitness. We’ll consider specifics like:What do I need to start? Basic “must haves” vs “nice to haves”. 1. What kind of bikes are available now and which are appropriate for me? 2. Where can I practice bike skills for safer and more enjoyable riding? 3. What’s keeping me from riding regularly? (We’ll address most common barriers with practical solutions.) 4. Who is out there to help and to ride with, and how do I find them? 5.How do we deal with personal safety issues and common women’s concerns?
Instructor: Beverly Garrity, bike skills coach, owner of Strong, Light and Beautiful (Women’s Cycling Skills), and Jane Rothstein, LCSW, HIP Coordinator of Environmental Behavior Change
The freedom of riding a bike has always empowered me. Human or wind power ultimately wins in our mobility independence. Through decades of working in the bicycle industry (marketing and design), and more decades of riding a bike for exploration, commuting, health, community and even some competitions - I realize I can share stories and adventures that might be interesting to you the reader! --- Let's reduce our carbon footprints and get out of our cars and onto bikes more often! ---