Fayetteville Public Library to host free introductory bicycling class

Dane Eifling is the Bicycle Programs Coordinator for the City of Fayetteville and a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor.


Adults interested in learning the basics of riding a bicycle are invited to attend a free class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at the Fayetteville Public Library.

The 90-minute class, organized by Bike Fayetteville and the City of Fayetteville, is for those interested in riding a bike for fitness, fun or commuting.

The class will feature hands-on experience with different styles of bicycle equipment, and will cover basic safety information, such as helmet fitting, proper braking, shifting and how to properly share bikes trail and roadways.

From an announcement:

The goal of the program is to grow the number of people safely biking in Fayetteville through encouragement and by giving people the skills and knowledge that they will need to confidently begin riding a bicycle.

The class will take place in the library’s Walker Community Room.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older.