Has it been a while since you've bicycled? Need a refresher?

Free Bike Skills Classes for Adults*

Starting THIS weekend + dates throughout summer

Shane Eversfield teaching at our first learn-to-ride
Vikki teaching GIAC Seniors at a learn-to-ride in 2018
Hector assisting at a learn-to-ride in 2019
Find the right Bike Skills class for you and sign up, all for FREE, courtesy of Bike Walk Tompkins. Pre-register at or call us at (607) 301-3181 ext. 1. Drop-ins are possible until the class is at capacity. Bring your own bike or use one of ours. *Mature teens also welcome.
Bike Skills I: Learn-to-Ride
Saturday, June 22, 10–11:30 AM (+ more dates on the website)
Bike Walk Tompkins (315 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY)

If you never learned to bike or it's been a long time, this is your opportunity to (re)learn and practice basic cycling skills in a safe, fun, and supportive environment. Feel free to come as a participant or as an observer. Instructor: Molly Hajjar
Bike Skills II: Handling & Parking Lot Play
Sunday, June 23, 12 PM (+ more dates on the website)
Park Road Cul-de-sac at Cass Park (Park Rd at Route 96, Ithaca, NY)

If you can balance and ride a bike but feel somewhat unstable or not confident on it, this course is for you! An enjoyable experience of discovery and exploration, with no pressure. Instructor: Shane Eversfield
And coming in late July... Bike Skills III: Riding with Traffic with Vikki Armstrong. Keep your eyes out for the next e-news if you're interested in this!
Pre-Register Today!


Sidewalk Improvement District
2020 Draft Work Plan Open Houses

Hector Street sidewalks will be discussed here!
Monday, June 24, 5–7 PM (+ two more)
Lehman Alternative Community School Library
Read all about it and find more open house dates here

Southside Sunday Play Streets
Sunday, June 30, 12–4 PM (+ EVERY Jul-Aug Sunday)
South Titus Street between Fair and Plain Streets
Check out the Just Play Project's website

Streets Alive! Ithaca on the Southside
Sunday, September 15, 1–5 PM
South Plain Street & Clinton Street
Say you're coming on the Facebook event!
Four Ithaca Bike Champions pose for a photo at the Bike Walk Tompkins office.
Say hello to (from left) Mustafaa, Natalya, Tziona, Barbara, and Devra (not pictured) who are the Ithaca Bike Champions for 2019! They will be out in the community organizing events that will help people from all backgrounds get started with bicycling. Learn more about the Ithaca Bike Champion program, come to their events, or if you would like a Champion to organize a bike ride or activity at your community event, email us.
Email Us Your Event Opportunity
Thank you to everyone who rode past Bike Walk Tompkins' breakfast station in May, and a special congratulations to the winners of our raffle: Armin H., Dani B., Dave H., Judson P., and Peg E.! Here are some highlights from that day taken from the Bike Walk Tompkins Instagram feed.
Amanda and her kids in a Larry vs. Harry Bullitt Pedal-Assist Cargo E-Bike
Laurie "looking stylin'" on her way to work with a Lime-E bike
Two impromptu volunteers helped us move the breakfast table with a bike trailer
BWT Event Coordinator Linda is having fun setting up the breakfast table
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