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Bike Share 101: Power Up with Electric Bikes – Pico Union Branch Library

October 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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The Pico Union Branch Library has a long history of connecting community members to the wonderful world of books and imagination and community resources like literacy programs, computer & technical training, job skills development, and now Bike Share 101!

Are you interested in using Electric Metro Bikes and learning more about e-bike safety, rules of the road, and how to purchase and maintain an e-bike? Join us for a class on all things e-bikes, presented by Metro, Metro Bike Share, and Auto Club of Southern California for a 1.5-hour class designed to teach us how to best take advantage of E-Bikes, whether we use personal or Electric Metro Bikes. All attendees who complete this course will receive a code for a FREE 30-Day Pass with Metro Bike Share redeemable at any time. You can redeem this code online at or in the Metro Bike Share app. All attendees will also receive a free bike helmet and additional Metro Bike Share swag.

Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required to guarantee a minimum number of participants. Register now to guarantee your spot! Once you are registered, we will send you a confirmation email and more info for the day of the class.

Who Should Sign-Up:

If you know how to ride a bike but may be uncomfortable using a bike for everyday travel or recreation, this class covers bike safety basics with an engaging and interactive presentation. Join us from the comfort of your home via Zoom.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why electric bikes? Learn about the many reasons e-bikes are booming!
  • Where to ride an e-bike and courtesy; e-bike tips: General bicycle safety and where e-bikes can (and can’t) go!
  • Power Up with Metro Electric Bikes: Electric Metro Bikes are a low barrier & easy way to try an e-bike; Electric Metro Bike pricing and how to locate
  • Purchasing/maintaining e-bikes: Personal e-bikes on bus and rail; Accessibility and e-bikes; Where to purchase and schedule maintenance for your e-bike
  • Bike Services / Online Events Offered by Metro and Metro Bike Share: Self-Guided Rides / Metro Bike Map

This event is made possible by Metro in partnership with Auto Club of Southern California.


Date: Saturday, October 21

Duration: 1.5 Hours

Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Location: Pico Union Branch Library

*** PLEASE NOTE: All ride participants must sign this waiver to participate. A parent or legal guardian is required to sign for and accompany any minors under 18 participating in the ride. You must be 16 or older to participate in this class.***

The Auto Club of Southern California has been committed to traffic safety since 1902. They provide free educational and safety programs for everyone on the road, whether you’re a new or mature driver, passenger, pedestrian, or cyclist. Email for more information about the Auto Club’s free workshops and resources.

Metro Bike Share system makes bikes available 24/7, 365 days a year in Downtown LA, Central LA, North Hollywood, Westwood and on the Westside. Metro Bike Share offers convenient round-the-clock access to a fleet of bicycles for short trips. Metro Bike Share is one of LA Metro’s multiple public transportation options for Angelenos and visitors to get around. Metro Bike Share is a fast, easy, and fun way to ride, anytime. Get a bike from any Metro Bike Share station, go for a ride, and properly return it. It’s easy — just like riding a bike!

Pre-registration and attendance confirmation is required for all participants. Once you are registered, we will send you location information and a waiver to confirm your attendance. If you are attending with other family members, each person must be registered in order to attend. Participants will also receive a FREE helmet! Register now to guarantee your spot!

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Pico Union Branch Library
1030 South Alvarado Street
Los Angeles, CA 90006 United States
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