Education & Classes

As part of the Better Bike Share Partnership, Indego partners with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia to provide safety classes and learning opportunities for current and future Indego riders. We offer classes for all different levels of cyclists. You do not have to be a passholder to participate!

Please check back to find new dates, times, and locations of upcoming classes. If you’re interested in having Indego at your event, please check out our Partner with Indego page.

Indego Street Skills Classes

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2017 SPRING CLASS DATES (click the links to sign up).

Free Library of Philadelphia’s South Philly branch at 1700 S Broad St.

April 17 6pm–7:30pm
May 15  6pm–7:30pm
July 17  6pm–7:30pm
August 21  6pm–7:30pm
September 18  6pm–7:30pm
October 16  6pm–7:30pm

Free Library of Philadelphia’s main branch at 1901 Vine St.

May 25th 6pm–7:30pm
June 22nd 6pm–7:30pm
July 27th 6pm–7:30pm
August 24th 6pm–7:30pm
September 28th 6pm–7:30pm

About the class:

Do you want to try Indego, but need to build a little more confidence in your city biking skills?

Are you interested in biking during the winter months, but can use some tips on doing so safely?

Indego Street Skills is a FREE 90 minute class that will give you the knowledge to bike safely and confidently in Philadelphia. We cover everything you need to know to have fun and be safe.

Includes:

  • How to use Indego

  • Rules of the road

  • Riding in traffic safely

  • Making sure your helmet fits

  • Choosing a route

  • Tips for riding safety

No bike needed! At the end of the class, you will have a chance to test ride an Indego bike (helmet provided).

Sign up or drop in!

MONTHLY SPANISH INDEGO STREET SKILLS CLASSES

¿Te Interesa probar las bicycletas de indego, pero sientes que necesitas desarrolar tus habilidades de ciclismo en un escenario urbano?
Bicycle Coalition & Indego Ofrecen classes GRATIS de 90 minutos sobre basicos de ciclismo urbano, te dara la confianza y el conocimiento que necesitas para empezar a andar por la ciudad.

Incluye:

Como ultilizar Indego:

Reglas de la calle

Andando en trafico con seguridad

Como tener un casco asegurado

Escojiendo tu propia ruta

No se necesita ningua bicycleta! Al terminar la clase, podras tener el chance de probar una bicicleta de Indego (se proveran cascos).

Donde: Clases se tomaran acabo en la libreria Charles Santore 932 s 7th st Philadelphia, PA
Cuando: Martes 4/4 5/2 6/6 7/4 8/1 & 9/5 4:00PM – 5:00PM

Basicos De Ciclismo Urbano Mayo 2nd

Basicos De Ciclismo Urbano Junio 6th

Basicos De Ciclismo Urbano Julio 4th

 Basicos De Ciclismo Urbano Augusto 1st

Basicos De Ciclismo Urbano Septembre 5th

Adult Learn to Ride Classes

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This FREE two hour class teaches adults and teenagers 16 and up how to ride an Indego bicycle. This class is perfect for those who haven’t ever ridden a bike, or haven’t ridden in a long time.

Staff and volunteers will teach participants balance, pedaling, starting, stopping, steering, and shifting gears.

This class will use Indego bikes, and participants will receive helmets.
Sign-up is required and spaces are limited.

Sign up using the links below!

Learn To Ride May 14th

Learn To Ride June 25th

Learn To Ride July 9th

LearnTo Ride August 13th

Learn To Ride September 10th

Learn To Ride October 8th

 

Monthly Ride Series

Join the Bicycle Coalition and Indego on a monthly ride throughout the city. We will be exploring different areas around Philadelphia. All rides will start at Indego stations & explore the surrounding area.

This will be an easy paced 40 – 60 minute ride with a midway break.

Bring your own bike or reserve an Indego bike in advance by clicking the links below.

*You must be 16 yrs or older to ride an Indego bike

4th Saturday of every month from 11:00am – 1:00pm

Dates and Starting locations, click the link below to sign up:

Ride series May 27th

Ride Series June 24th

Ride Series July 22

Ride Series August 26th

Ride Series September 23rd

Other Educational Resources

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Indego is teaming up with the Mayor’s Commission in Literacy and the KEYSPOTS network to offer Digital Skills and Bicycle Thrills, an introduction to using Indego as an entry point into technology use. For more details, check out our blog post about the classes.

Want more information about bicycling laws, bike lanes, or safety? Be sure to check out the Bicycle Coalition’s website.