Workshops & Presentations

For newbies, seasoned pros and those intent to understand.

These free workshops are put on by the Hawaii Bicycling League and funded in part through a grant from the City and County of Honolulu, Department of Transportation Services.

Adult Cycling Workshops

Adult Learn to Ride

Learn to ride a bike–at ANY age–today!

Are you an adult who has never been on a bike before (or haven’t been on one for decades)? Come out to a FREE workshop held by the Hawaii Bicycling League, where our friendly & always patient instructors will get you rolling safely – whether you have never been on a bike before or it’s been a long while. Bring a bicycle or use one of ours!

This workshop includes:

  • How to ride a bicycle!

Bicycling Basics

Learn how to ride with confidence & control on the open road!

Feeling scared to ride on the streets of Hawai‘i with traffic? HBL can help with that. Bring your bicycle and come out to HBL’s free hands-on, on-bike workshop that will have you feeling at ease pedaling around the town. Better your bike control, learn what your rights are as a cyclist & why exercising them is key to having a comfortable & enjoyable bike ride, wherever you go. After participating in this interactive & fun 2-hour workshop we guarantee you’ll be feeling so much more confident cycling on your two-wheels.

What to bring:

  • Your bicycle!

Road Cycling Skills

Level up your pedaling prowess & get the most out of your two-wheels.

This 2.5-hour workshop equips any adult rider with the knowledge, skills, and “insider cycling scoops” to tackle any road situation! Want to get better at tackling hills? You’ll learn efficient shifting & braking techniques here! New to group riding? Our expert League Cycling Instructors will cover the essential do’s and dont’s for safe group riding (and will help you look like a seasoned cyclist at your first group ride!). You’ll get to master bike control by performing advanced avoidance maneuvers to keep the “rubber side down” before wrapping up with an instructor-led group ride around the neighborhood.

What to bring:

  • Your bicycle!

Intro to E-Bikes

INTERESTED IN GOING ELECTRIC? GET FAMILIAR WITH THE E-BIKE ESSENTIALS – BRING YOUR E-BIKE OR TEST RIDE ONE IN THIS EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP!

Electric bike sales have soared over the last few years and the momentum keeps going as they become more accessible and affordable. If you’ve already found yourself an e-bike and are looking to learn more about operating it safely, keeping it in good shape, and unlocking it’s potential, this 2-hour workshop is for you! Still in the decision stage? This workshop is also for you, as you’ll get to know about the different e-bike types, classifications, standard parts, and more, but best of all, learn how to ride one safely by getting to test ride an e-bike for this workshop!

Fix a Flat

Learn how to fix a flat on your own bike with ease!

A 90-minute hands-on introductory course to teach any adult (no prior mechanical experience needed!) how to fix a flat tire with ease, lubricate their chain, and keep their bicycle in tip-top shape. We will make sure that you come out of this workshop empowered with the most important bike maintenance skills so that you can continue to ride happily, for many miles to come.

What to bring:

  • Your bicycle / wheel

Adult Cycling Workshop 2022 Schedule:

Register for a workshop below by clicking the date of the workshop you’d like to attend:

January 2022

1/29 (SAT), 3:30 – 5:00pm – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

1/30 (SUN): Biking Workshops at Bellows AFS (for military members, family, & friends)

February 2022

2/05 (SAT), 1:00 – 2:30pm – Fix-a-Flat (‘Aiea)

2/06 (SUN), 9:00 – 11:30am – Road Cycling Skills (Kaka‘ako)

2/06 (SUN), 3:00 – 4:30pm – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

2/13 (SUN), 9:00 – 11:00am Bicycling Basics (Mānoa)

2/27 (SUN), 10:00 – 11:30am – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

March 2022

3/05 (SAT), 1:00 – 2:30pm – Fix-a-Flat (Wai‘anae)

3/12 (SAT), 10:30am – 12:00pm – Fix-a-Flat (‘Aiea)

3/12 (SAT), 3:45 – 5:15pm – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

3/20 (SUN), 10:00 – 11:30am – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

April 2022

4/03 (SUN), 3:30 – 5:30pm – Bicycling Basics (Kaka‘ako)

4/06 (WED), 5:00 – 6:30pm – Fix-a-Flat (Kailua)

4/09 (SAT), 3:00 – 5:30pm – Road Cycling Skills (McCully)

4/10 (SUN), 4:00 – 5:30pm – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

4/16 (SAT), 1:00 – 2:30pm – Fix-a-Flat (Ala Moana)

4/16 (SAT), 3:00 – 5:00pm – Bicycling Basics (‘Aiea)

May 2022

5/01 (SUN), 3:30 – 5:00pm – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

5/07 (SAT), 9:00 – 11:00am – Intro to E-Bikes (Kalihi) *NEW!*

5/14 (SUN), 9:00 – 11:00am – Bicycling Basics (Makiki)

5/28 (SAT), 3:00pm – 4:30pm – Fix-a-Flat (‘Aiea)

June 2022 

6/04 (SAT), 2:30 – 5:00pm – Intro to E-Bikes (Kalihi) *NEW!*

6/05 (SUN), 3:30 – 5:00pm – Adult Learn to Ride (McCully)

6/18 (SAT), 8:00 – 10:00am – Bicycling Basics (‘Ewa Beach)

6/26 (SUN), 4:00 – 6:00pm – Bicycling Basics (Mānoa)

July 2022

7/23 (SAT), 10:30am – 12:00pm – Fix-a-Flat (Kailua)

Space is limited & pre-registration is required.

All workshops are suited for those 16 years of age and older, and provided free of charge (donations are optional) around the island of O‘ahu.

Want to be notified first when the next workshops are scheduled? Email Malia@HBL.org.

Looking to schedule a workshop for your group or organization? HBL is happy to get that going for you! Please click here for more details.

Cancellation / No-Show Fee

For cancellations/no-shows with less than 24 hours notice there will be a $20.00 cancellation/no-show fee for costs incurred. If you cannot attend your scheduled workshop, please contact HBL’s Adult Education Manager at Malia@HBL.org or text/call (808) 457-5401 as soon as possible. Because these workshops have limited bikes, no-shows and late cancellations deprive someone else from the opportunity to learn. As a small nonprofit trying to change the world one person at a time, we appreciate your understanding!