Classes & Rides

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聽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.

Urban Riding Basics

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2019 WINTER CLASS DATES (click the links to sign up).

Check back towards the end of this year for our updated schedule!

About the class:

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

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

Urban Riding Basics 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!

Adult Learn to Ride Classes

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This FREE two-hour class teaches adults and teenagers 14 and up how to ride an Indego bicycle. This class is perfect for those who haven鈥檛 ever ridden a bike, or haven鈥檛 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.

Check out our Indoor Learn to Ride classes and sign up using the links below!

Classes are held from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the聽Mantua Haverford Community Center at 631 N 39th St.

Intermediate Level Learn to Rides

These classes are perfect for anyone who has previously attended a Learn to Ride class or is able to pedal but could use more practice turning, signaling, scanning, and generally getting the bike to do what you want it to!
Participants will use a skill-building obstacle course that is not only a fun challenge but also a great way to learn the real world skills to help them to ride around the city confidently and safely. Participants will make their way through different courses that teach different skills. These include:
  • Avoiding hazards
  • Scanning the area while riding straight
  • Making tight turns and signaling
  • Overall balance and control
There is no cost to sign up and participants will receive free helmets.
2019 WINTER INTERMEDIATE LEVEL LEARN TO RIDE DATES (click the links to sign up)
Dates and locations TBD. Check back later for updates!聽

INDEGO PRESENTA: TALLERES & RECORRIDOS SOBRE BICICLETAS

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Como parte de Better Bike Share Partnership, Indego se asocio con Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia para proveer talleres, y oportunidades de aprender sobre el ciclismo en filadelfia para actuales y futuros usuarios de Indego. Ofrecemos talleres y recorridos para todo nivel de ciclistas. No necesitas ser un usuario para participar.

Acompa帽a a Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia en una serie de talleres, que te ayudar谩 a obtener lo basicos para montar una bicicleta en la ciudad de manera segura y divertida. Estos talleres ofrecen consejos en como montar una bicicleta en la ciudad, mantenimiento y conocimientos para checar tu bicicleta, al igual que informaci贸n sobre los derechos y responsabilidades que tienen como ciclista.

Fechas de paseos:

Te invitamos a una serie de recorridos, donde paseamos por la ciudad y exploramos diferentes 谩reas de Filadelfia. Estos recorridos son a paso facil de 40 – 60 minutos con peque帽os descansos. Los paseos comienzan y terminan en una estaci贸n de indego.聽Puedes traer tu propia bicicleta o registrarte para reservar una bicicleta.

Fechas y lugares se informar谩 pr贸ximamente. Visita nuestra p谩gina m谩s adelante para anuncios.

* Nota: Tienes que ser mayor de 14 a帽os para utilizar una bicicleta de indego.

Fechas de talleres:

Taller de Mantenimiento de Bicicleta:

脷nete a la Coalici贸n de Bicicletas y la Fundaci贸n Garces en un taller聽GRATUITO聽de mantenimiento de bicicletas de聽90 minutos.
Este taller le ayudar谩 a adquirir habilidades para aprender c贸mo mantener su bicicleta en un gran rendimiento.

Este taller cubrir谩 c贸mo:

  • Cambiar un llanta
  • Identificar partes de una bicicleta
  • Ayuda a construir un kit de herramientas.
  • Informaci贸n sobre Bike Share

Fechas y lugares se informar谩 pr贸ximamente. Visita nuestra p谩gina m谩s adelante para anuncios.

 

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.

Dates and locations TBD. Check back later for updates!聽

*You must be 14 yrs or older to ride an Indego bike

Other Educational Resources

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Indego is teaming up with the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy and the KEYSPOTS network to offer Digital Skills and Bicycle Thrills, an聽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鈥檚 website.