Learn How To Bike To Work In April 2020!
The Bikeport offers CAN-BIKE courses for cycling education, including learning how to fit your bicycle, and riding in different scenarios. Learn traffic handling skills and the rules of the road for your bike commute or shopping trips!
Class instruction has a focus on urban cycling transportation purposes, such as commuting, shopping, and taking kids to school.
Subscribe to be notified when bicycle training lessons are available. Email notifications will be sent out in March 2020.
Bike Month is well underway in Brampton, and across Ontario. It’s not too late to get in on the fun! If you’re already familiar with how to ride a bicycle, The Bikeport offers some tips to help you use your bicycle as a commuting tool with online resources available to show the basics of handling a bicycle on shared vehicle, recreation, and cycling-exclusive infrastructure.
Bike Maintenance Checklist
Is your bike rattling, squeaking, or feel tougher to move than it should? Check out this Maintenance Checklist before starting your ride.
Bike Handling Skills
Before deciding to ride in mixed traffic, you should assess how comfortable you are with your bike handling.
Feel like you’re rocking the bike handling? Awesome! Here are some basics that you’ll need to know about leaving room to maneuver, being visible and predictable, and how to communicate with other road users.
Ontario Highway Traffic Act
A bicycle is a defined vehicle type under Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act. There are behaviours expected of people riding bicycles, just as of people driving cars.
Brampton Trails Code of Conduct, and Regulations
The City of Brampton has some more bylaws and conduct of behaviour people are expected to know when cycling.
If you’re considering more in-depth instruction, get in touch with The Bikeport to ask about CAN-BIKE lessons.