Everyone's invited to the Aiea Bike Festival on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Neil S. Blaisdell Park and the Pearl Harbor Historic Trail Bike Path in Aiea and Pearl City.
Councilmember Breene Harimoto, who serves as the chair of the Honolulu City Council’s Committee on Transportation is partnering with the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation, the Hawaii Bicycling League (HBL), and the Bike Shop to educate people on how to safely ride a bicycle and to bring greater awareness of the Pearl Harbor Bike Path.
Keiki Bike Rodeo classes at 10AM, 11AM, and 12 noon; Senior Orientation and Ride classes at 10AM and 11AM; and Adult Cycling Skills 201 class at 12:30PM will be available to the public for FREE. Keiki can learn about riding a bike safely, seniors (ages 55 and up) can ride the popular three-wheeled bicycles and learn about bicycle safety, and adults can learn how to efficiently use their bicycles as well as safe cycling techniques. The Bike Shop will also be providing tune-ups. This event is part of a series to relaunch the vision of the Pearl Harbor Historic Trail Master Plan and to encourage biking and healthy living.
Cycling Skills 201 (2.5 hour workshop):
12:30pm – This workshop will teach adults how to efficiently use their bicycles: including shifting, braking, and pedaling. Participants will also learn safe cycling techniques and hazard avoidance skills. Sign up at HBL.ORG/WORKSHOPS. Class size is limited so be sure to sign up early!
KEIKI BIKE RODEO (45 minute class):
10 am & 11 am & 12 noon – This course will teach keiki the real world skills they will need to ride a bicycle safely. Bikes andhelmets will be provided. For more information and to sign up fora course please visit the Hawaii Bicycling League (HBL) website
at HBL.ORG/BIKERODEOS. Class size is limited so be sure to sign up early!
Senior Orientation & Ride (1 hour ride):
10 am & 11am – This workshop will provide recumbent three-wheeled bicycles to seniors ages 55 and up to teach thebasics of bike handling, fit, shifting and how to ride efficiently. For more information and to sign up please visit the HBL website at HBL.ORG/SENIORS. Class size is limited so be sure to sign up early!
Event sponsored by Councilmember Breene Harimoto and the Hawaii Bicycling League with special thanks to the City Department of Parks and Recreation.