Bicycling is fun and healthy way to enjoy the sights of Dublin. Before venturing out on bike, however, it is important for cyclists to learn how to bicycle safely. There are several steps cyclists can take to help avoid injuries - in some situations it is required by law. Make sure that you are "road ready" by exploring the general bike safety and education resources below.
Urban Cycling 101 Day 1: Classroom Workshop Saturday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Dublin Library Community Room, 200 Civic Plaza
This class is for adults and teens, no bike required. The workshop covers basic rules of the road and how to equip your bicycle, fit your helmet, avoid bike theft, ride after dark, and prevent common crashes. Classes are free. For more information or to register, click here.
Urban Cycling 101 Day 2: Road Class Sunday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Dublin Library Parking Lot, 200 Civic Plaza
This class is for adults and teens ages 15 and up. The class will be split into two parts with on-the-bike practice sessions to improve handling skills, emergency maneuvers, and ability to bike confidently and safely on all types of streets and pathways. Part 1 will include on-the-bike drills in the parking lot, and Part 2 will include on-road group practice. Participants are welcome to join for only Part 1 or both. A functional bike and helmet are required to participate, and participants are expected to be comfortable with the basics of balancing, pedaling, and steering. Classes are free. For more information or to register, click here.
Your transportation tax dollars supports a study involving the development of Dublin's Citywide Bicycle Master Plan. The study evaluates existing bicycle conditions within the City boundaries and incorporates an integrated plan, including access to parks and open space areas. The Bicycle Master Plan is a tool that assists with the implementation of bikeway and pedestrian improvements throughout the City.