Available and Upcoming Courses
Intro to the Academy of Bicycling
How much do you think you know about the rules of the road as it pertains to bicyclists here in Hawai‘i? Test your knowledge in this informative quiz while learning about proper lane placement to enhance your safety, comfort-level, and enjoyment on the bike. Whether you're new to cycling or a veteran cyclist, we promise you'll learn a new thing or two. Estimated time to complete: 15 min.
To download a PDF with helpful resources regarding Hawai‘i's bicycle laws, click HERE.
Ready to Ride
Before you jump on your bicycle with us, we want to make sure you have everything you need, and that it all checks out to be ready to ride! We'll make sure your helmet & bicycle fits you properly and go over a quick pre-ride safety check. Resources include: how to transport your bicycle should you be driving over or taking TheBus. We'll also have you fill out a pre-workshop Health Screening to ensure your safety and of others. This short 5-min. lesson is required before attending any on-bike course.
How fluent are you in the Language of Bicycling? Learn all the common bike lingo (as well as some fun, lesser known slang!) so you can converse confidently with any roadie, mechanic, or bike snob about anything from using a boot to trackstanding.
Before you join a group ride, acquaint yourself on the basic do's and don'ts of group riding – the huge differences between solo & social cycling, important group ride etiquette, & communication; plus where to find them and a bit on the dynamics of drafting. The group you're jumping in with will certainly appreciate it, trust us!
Adult Learn to Ride
Are you an adult who is looking to learn how to ride a bicycle? Or maybe you haven't been on one in the past years (or decades) and aren't sure about your balance? We can get you riding! Zero experience required.
Back on the Bike
Feeling a little rusty riding? This on-bike course will have you feeling in control of your two-wheels and ready to gear up for more on-bike adventures!
Where 2 Ride
Where can you ride your bicycle? Where should you ride your bicycle? Learn about different types of bike facilities & infrastructure on O‘ahu & how to best utilize them; plus proper lane positioning in any lane to ensure you have a safe and stress-free ride anywhere you go.
Confident City Cycling
Maximize your riding enjoyment & confidence riding on the street with these instructor-led guided courses of your neighborhood. This course will give you real-time, real-life experience on the bike to learn where the best places are to ride your bicycle.
Bike Like a Boss
Ready to beef up your bike handling skills and impress your friends? This course is for the more advanced cyclists looking to learn how to successfully execute hazard avoidance maneuvers like the Rock Dodge, Quick Turn, Avoidance Weave, & more.
Show your bike some love! Learn the easy way to clean your bicycle, what & how to inspect for wear in your parts & components, and what you need to get the job done on your own.
Flats happen (even to the best riders!). Don't let getting a flat tire be the end of your ride! Learn how to fix a flat with ease on your own bicycle through this fun & very valuable hands-on course.
Braking It Down
Brakes rubbing or not slowing your bike in the way they should? Learn how to perform simple adjustments on your bicycle's braking system (rim brake & disc brakes) and what to look for in the future so you can ride worry-free knowing your brakes will work 100% when you need them most.
Rear Derailleurs: Do's & Don'ts
Is your bike gear shifting acting shift-y? This hands-on course in a small group setting will go over rear derailleur adjustments you can do on your own to get your bike to shift gears smoothly & efficiently.
Front Derailleurs: Do's & Don'ts
Changing gears should be smooth, effortless, and precise. This course is for the more mechanically inclined and will go over how to execute front derailleur adjustments to get your bike to perform the way it should.