Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop – Berkeley

From EBBC:

Learn to Drive a Bike – FREE Urban Bike Safety Classes!
3.5-hour classroom course, teaches basics of safe cycling, riding in traffic, equipment, crash avoidance, rights and responsibilities. Adults 14 and over. No bike needed.

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