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Adult Bicycle Education Classes Now Available!

It’s never too late to learn the fundamentals of riding a bike!  VTA is pleased to announce adult bicycle education courses in partnership with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC). The classes are funded through 2016 Measure B bicycle and pedestrian program funds and fall under four types of classes: 

  • Biking Basics: One-hour biking workshops – for people who want a quick review of bicycle safety in a classroom setting 
  • Smart Cycling Part 1- Classroom: Comprehensive four-hour workshops to prepare you to bike safely on the road – for people who want to get into the details and learn how to choose a bike, how to ride safely, basic safety checks, and commuting tips. Classroom setting. 
  • Smart Cycling Part 2- On-Bike: On-bike workshops where you can practice biking on the street in small groups and with instructors – for people who want hands-on experience practicing skills. Prerequisite: Smart Cycling Part 2- Classroom.
  • Bike Maintenance Workshops: for people who want to know how to change a tire, fix a flat, and do basic maintenance. 

All classes are free and will be offered on an ongoing basis for at least the next two years.  

Biking Basics and Smart Cycling Part 1- Classroom will be held virtually until further notice.  

Smart Cycling Part 2- On-Bike and Bike Maintenance Workshops will be held in person at various locations throughout the county.  


Check out the calendar:

Biking Basics

Online Course

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Wednesday, November 23, 2022


Smart Cycling Part 1 (Classroom)

Online Course

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Saturday, May 14, 2022 - Español

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Friday, July 22, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Thursday, September 8, 2022


Smart Cycling Part 2 (On Bike)

On-Bike Course

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Sunday, September 11, 2022


Basic Bike Maintenance

In-Person Course

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Thursday, July 14, 2022


For more information call: (408) 673-4876

To sign up, visit: and scroll down to “VTA Adult Education Series” 

You will need to register and sign waivers through Eventbrite. You must be 18 years or older to participate. Hope to see you there! 


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