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Savvy Cycling Presentation Sept. 13, 7pm, Elmhurst

Published on 9/7/2018
Message from George Pastorino,  President, Elmhurst Bicycle Club and speaker at our June, 2018 meeting:

I would like to invite all Evanston Bicycle Club Members to a an Important Bicycle Safety Presentation.  The presentation outline is below as well as a newspaper article about the event.  The event is free and all are welcome. 
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The American Bicycling Education, Inc. will present a comprehensive 2 hour Bicycle Safety Education Program on Sept. 13, at 7pm at Community Bank of Elmhurst, 300 W. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst, IL 
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Since Elmhurst Bicycle Club has paid for this presentation, I would like to include The Evanston Bike Club as safety 
is a primary concern for all bike clubs.  This is a very important presentation and I strongly urge members to attend.

We are fortunate to have them present.  Here is The American Bicycling Education Association website:
American Bicycling Education web site

Savvy Cycling in the 21st Century

Elmhurst Bicycle Club

September 13, 2018, 
6pm - 7pm Pizza and soft drinks 
7pm - 9pm Presentation
Community Bank of Elmhurst, 300 W. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst, IL


Presenter: CyclingSavvy Instructor Karen Karabell

  1. Introduction
    1. I’m here to excite you about the possibilities. By the end of the evening, you’ll understand why savvy cyclists hold the key to a sustainable transportation future
  2. Safety: Perception & Reality
  3. Train Your Bike
    1. Overview of the parking lot skills session, and why it’s so valuable for all cyclists
  4. Fall Causes and Animations
  5. High-Risk Areas
  6. Spot the Hazards
    1. (Short break - 5 minutes)
  7. Savvy Cycling Strategies
  8. On-Road Tour: Putting It All Together
  9. 21st Century Vision
  10. Questions & Answers


George Pastorino
Elmhurst Bike Club
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