ABC Bicycle Handling Skills Workshop

  • 05/12/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Quiet Waters Park, Red Maple Pavilion
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ABC hosting a bicycle handling skills workshop; no classroom required! Space is limited to 20 people. Cost: $20 per person. In the event of rain this event will be cancelled and registration fees will be refunded.

Participation in this event is open to the public. 

This half-day workshop will focus on bike handling skills at low speed for practice and confidence building. If conditions permit we will also do grass drills. 

Workshop location: Quiet Waters Park - Red Maple Pavilion

Our instructors are USAC Coach BJ Basham and USAC Coach James Schaefer.

ABC contact for this event is James Edison at 


Parking lot drills

  • cornering
  • cornering in tandem, including riders shifting inside to outside
  • bunny hops
  • pick up cone or water bottle and placing it on other side of bike
  • slow speed turns inside 1 parking space, figure 8 turns inside 2 parking spaces
  • braking 

Grass drills

  • bump 'n go
  • pick up cone or water bottle (if we haven't done it above)
  • riding in pairs w/handlebars touching or hand on partner's shoulder
  • how slow can u go race
  • last cyclist in the ring: this exercise eliminates riders if they fall, put a foot down or ride out of the circle - and the circle shrinks as the # of riders drops



9 AM: Introduction

9:15 AM: Parking Lot drills

11:30 AM: Lunch to be brought to workshop (ABC will provide lunch) 

12 PM: Grass drills (conditions permitting)  

1:15 PM: Wrap up

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