Kids and Family Bike Workshop

From EBBC:

Sponsored by the Ecology Center and Spokeland Bike Co-op:

Best for parents and kids 10 and above but your whole family is welcome. This workshop will help you all improve your bike maintenance and repair skills. Spokeland Bike Co-op will cover some basics about tires, chains, and brakes, and give some quick advice for riding safely. To get to the EcoHouse, take a nice ride on the Ohlone Greenway bike path from North Berkeley BART and picnic in our beautiful neighborhood garden.

Info: 510-548-2220 x239, register@ecologycenter.org.

Wheelchair accessible.

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