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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Bike E-newsletter
September 6, 2012

Fall Bicycle Skills Classes Offered

Between the fall weather and gas prices, many members of the campus community are turning to bicycles as a primary mode of transportation. Whether you’re new to commuting by bicycle or simply want a refresher, students and employees are encouraged to take advantage of upcoming Bike Education Commuting Classes, offered jointly by the University of Kentucky’s Wildcat Wheels Bicycle Library and the High Street YMCA’s Better Biking Program.

Learn tips and skills for running errands or getting to work or school safely by riding your bike in any season. The classes will feature nationally accredited League of American Bicyclists course content and instructors.

The classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following dates: Tuesday, September 18, Wednesday, Sept. 26, Tuesday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 10. All classes will be held at the High Street YMCA, located at 239 East High Street. The classes are free to University of Kentucky students with a valid student ID. For all others, the course fee is $15. Class materials are included and the classes require a helmet and bike. Loaners are available. Those interested are encouraged to register early, as classes have a maximum of 12 participants.

If you have questions about the classes, email wildcatwheels@gmail.com. Preregistration is required, and can be done online or by calling (859) 254-9622.

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