View Full Version : Considering Commuting Join us for Hartford area Lunch & Learn... March 18th

03-09-2009, 12:47 PM
Has commuting always been on your agenda; but had questions about logistics.

Please join us March 18th at the Taking Care Center, Downtown Hartford for a free 1 hour informational session.

Highlights being:

Choosing a route including multi modal options*
What gear will I need
Bike Buddies

*Weather pending: a demonstration will be offered on the use of bike racks on CT Transit buses.

Bike Commuter Class 101
Wednesday, March 18th– 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
The Taking Care Center

• Bikes:
Brief description of the best types of bikes to use for commuting.
• Find a route/find a buddy:
Which roads to ride and how do you decide where to ride on that road? Where to “park” your
bike. How do traffic laws apply to the commuter?
• Equipment:
How to carry all you’ll need, what type of back pack or pannier, what to put in them. Also, tool
kits and what to bring on the road with you, lights & mirrors, locks and how to use them.
• Post ride hygiene:
Showers and the alternatives.
• CT Transit Buses:
How DO you use those bike racks?
Class presented by LCI licensed
instructors: Larry Campagna,
Karen Franzen & Alice Shea

Space is limited, so please respond toccba.outreach@yahoo.com