Few activities are as fun and enjoyable as riding a bicycle. Velo Paso’s Traffic Skills 101 (TS101) is a fast-paced class that will give you the confidence and know-how to ride safely and legally. You will learn how basic bicycle maintenance, rules for riding, and bicycle handling skills. This class is ideal for relatively new cyclists who want to build upon the basics, those returning to cycling from a long hiatus, people who want to be more independent on their bike, and those who feel a little nervous while cycling in traffic. These classes are taught by our experienced instructors who have been certified through the League of American Bicyclists. This course is organized into three sections taught both in-class and on-road with approximately 8 hours of total instruction time: 1. The Basics Your Bicycle Maintenance Clothing & Equipment Bicycle Handling 2. Bicycling in Traffic Your Role in Traffic Avoiding Crashes Hazard Avoidance Maneuvers 3. Enjoying the Ride Ride Etiquette Sharing the Road You will need a helmet and a bike in good working order to participate in the on bike portion of the class. Special classes can be arranged for those wishing to learn to ride, for children, commuters, or for those interested only in the in-class portion of the program. For more information or to schedule a class, fill out the information on our CONTACT US page, and be sure to include TS101 in the subject line.