Summer classes announced

I’ve announced my free “Pedal Power with Pattie” classes for the summer. I’ve chosen to only offer classes that have easy access to bikeshare. One of the upcoming classes is in a metro-Atlanta city named Alpharetta, and the other three are in the City of Atlanta just 15 minutes away via train from where I…

Meet Christina

When I offered to teach a Bike AT Work Day class for women at noon on Bike TO Work Day, and “Kip the Concierge Extraordinaire from Colony Square” (a Midtown Atlanta live/work/play development two blocks from Piedmont Park) offered to promote it, I imagined office workers taking a lunchtime break to learn a few bike skills around the…

This is Mansi

Meet Mansi. She was teaching herself to ride a bike when I came flying around a corner on a trail in my local public park as part of what turned out to be a 21-mile ride for me (during which I didn’t see one other woman on bike). She told me she’d like to ride…

Meet Danielle

Meet Danielle. She hadn’t really ridden a bike much since she was a kid, but with two children and a hubby who all like to ride, she decided it was time to get back on two wheels herself. She bought this nice seven-speed bike this week and came flying around the corner on it today…

Meet Aimee

Meet Aimee. She is a married mom of two children who lives in the City of Atlanta. She found me on the Internet and emailed me to ask if I would teach her how to ride a bike. She said she never learned and was absolutely terrified but wanted to ride with her husband and…

Bike AT Work Day

Did you know that something like 96 percent of poll respondents on the Bike Commuters of Atlanta Facebook page said their bike-to-work distance is less than 5 miles each way? And do you realize that it is quite easy to put a route together in the City of Atlanta that’s relatively separated or protected from…

Women

If you are a woman new or returning to bikes, I got your back. I invite you to peruse my site (including bonus resources), check out my book, and come to my free classes (currently offered in metro Atlanta). Feel free to contact me. I will do everything I can to help you feel more comfortable riding…