Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition
 

Instructors

 

Instructors are certified by the League of American Bicyclists with the support of the WashCo BTC.

 

Adults

 Confidence in Traffic:

Drivers Ed for Bicyclists

Cost: $35

 

The course consists of approximately 4 hours of online instruction and testing (taken on your schedule before the class), and 3-4 hours of on-bike instruction and practice (in a parking lot), followed by a 3-6 mile ride on local roads to practice the skills you have just learned. Clinic requires a minimum of three students; maximum 8. The course is open to all cyclists age 15 or older. 

 

After completing this course you will have increased confidence in yor ability to ride in traffic on the streets in a safe and legal manner. You will learn basic traffic law as it relates to bicycles, as well as learning valuable handling and hazard avoidance skills.

 

2016 Confidence in Traffic Schedule

 

April 16, 2016

at Willow Creek Park and Ride, Hillsboro

10am-2pm

Registration closes April 8

Only two spots remain open

 

May 14, 2016

at Willow Creek Park and Ride, Hillsboro

10am-2pm

Registration closes May 6

 

June 18, 2016

at Willow Creek Park and Ride, Hillsboro

10am-2pm

Registration closes June 10

 

Additional courses for your company, church, club, or other group may be arranged by sending email to: classes@washcobtc.org

 

Smart Cycling 123: 

  For new and returning cyclists

Cost: $20

 

If you are new to cycling or returning after years off of the bike, you may feel a little uncomfortable with some of the basic handling skills.  This clinic is designed to cover the basics in a safe environment and allow you to feel more comfortable in handling your bike. The clinic will take 1-2 hours.  It is a great refresher for the next level of instruction, Confidence in Traffic.  

Note: Discounts for groups or corporations.

9-14 Year Olds

 

Smart Cycling for Youth    

$10

 

If you would like your child to learn the basics of smart (safe) cycling, this course if for you.  Taught by League of American Cyclists certified instructors, this course cover helmets and fitting, basic bike safety checks, rules of the road, and how to scan for cars, signal turns and lane changes, etc.  It is designed for youths 9-14 years old who can already balance and steer the bike, but need to know safe practices.  


The class lasts approximately 4 hours, and is mostly on-bike.  Depending on class size and skill levels, we may end with a safe neighborhood ride so the students can demonstrate their newly learned skills in a real life situation.  Each student must have a working bike and helmet.  

Sign up

  

To sign up or express interest with no commitment, fill out the form below. You may also contact Steve Boughton at classes@washcobtc.org or call 503-367-8217 for more information, or if you have an interest in our next public session, or for information about arranging a class for your scout troop, neighborhood friends, or church group.

 

Dates and location to be determined based on interest. Class may be cancelled for less than 3 students.

  
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Payment Options

Credit Card:

 

Once you fill out the form above, we will get your registration and you will be taken to a payment portal to complete your purchase. 

 

Check or Money Order:

 

If you prefer to pay by check or money order, you may cancel out of the online payment and mail your payment to:

 

WashCo BTC

137 NE Third Ave.

Hillsboro, OR 97124

Attn: Steve Boughton/Education

 

Gift Certificate or Membership Privilege

 

If you are redeeming a gift certificate or taking a class as a part of your "Crank Arm" or higher BTC membership, enter the gift certificate or membership number in the registration form and cancel out of the online payment.

 

Please note the registration and payment deadlines above to confirm your slot.  We are not able to process refunds at this time.  If you are unable to attend a class, please let us know at least 48 hours in advance to convert your payment into credit for your next class or a tax-deductible donation to WashCo BTC.

Location - PCC Willow Creek


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Washington County Community Bike Center

 

137 NE 3rd Ave.

Hillsboro, OR 97124

 

503-844-9740

 

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