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Women's Beginner Clinic

Register for the following dates:

January 7

January 14

February 4

February 25

About Laura

Laura Neighbors has spent many years riding and racing, but sharing her knowledge and experience with others is her true calling. Her personality and energy is infectious and her purpose is always centered around having fun, empowering others and helping you become a better, safer rider. With an International Mountain Biking Association certification, she is following her life’s passion to help all riders experience the pure joy that riding a bicycle can bring.

For many cyclists, getting on the bike and going for a ride is the easy part. What isn't so easy is understanding everything else that's involved with cycling. Join us for a Women's only clinic to go over the basics of cycling such as the proper way to put air in your tires, when and how to shift, braking and stopping safely, what your saddle height should be, and much more. This will be an intimate setting with other women so that you feel comfortable asking questions that may seem silly or even personal.

We'll meet at 10:00 AM to sign waivers, answer questions, put air in our tires and fill up our water bottles. Please note - this is a clinic, not a ride.

Participiants must be 16 years of age or older.

Location: Bicycle Sport Shop, 10947 Research Blvd. (please park behind the shop)

Fee: There is a $20 registration fee for the clinic. Please complete the form on RSVP page for your desiered clinic date. The event will take place rain or shine. If the weather becomes too severe, the ride will be cancelled for the safety of all riders. No refunds will be issued.

Required:

  • Helmet!
  • Bike in good working order (Road, Mountain and Hybrid bikes all welcome!)
  • Water and snacks
  • If you are interested in renting a bike, please contact our rental department  (Helmets are included with rental)

Testimonials 

"I cannot say enough good things about this clinic I just did! I came into this genuinely from the place of what I know about bikes is they have two wheels. That's it. Laura Neighbors explained so many important and basic things about riding my bike and using my bike that I went from basically scared to death to get on the bike to pretty much ready to hop on and go. She obviously has so much knowledge and expertise, but is also a great teacher and knows how to explain things without being condescending. She totally just makes things make sense. Also she is really funny! Yes, I work at Bicycle Sport Shop. However, I am a total beginner. And I cannot recommend this clinic enough for any other women who want to start cycling and really don't know where to start."
- Mandy

"As a rookie cyclist, I thought [the] class was fun, informative and [Laura's] enthusiasm/love for cycling is contagious! It does, indeed, take you back to being a kid again!"
- Laura

"I have been staring at my bike for 2 years...not knowing quite how to begin our relationship. You gave me the key & opened that door for me yesterday & I now have the confidence to begin what I hope will be a beautiful friendship! I'm so excited to be riding again - all thanks to you!!"
- Pam

 

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