Ride Leaders Workshop

  • 09 Apr 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen St. East


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This will be a training workshop for new and experienced ride leaders. It's an opportunity to get your mind tuned up for the riding season.

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 Where:  Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen St. East
 Time:  7:00 p.m.
 Map:  Ralph Thornton Centre Map. Use the entrance on  the  right side of the Library  building. Go upstairs.
 Parking:  Green P parking on Broadview Ave, north of  Queen  St.

Please register in advance so we know if the room is big enough. As a ride leader, you might wish to be named - when you register, go to the bottom of the second page and click "include name in list of event attendees". To show your photo, go into your profile, add your photo, and in privacy settings, make the photo available. Get a headstart and read the ride leaders documents.

  • Welcome by TBN President, Arlene Smith
  • Being an “ambassador” for TBN
  • Safety and riding etiquette
  • How to use on-line maps
  • New on-line ride-leader’s reporting system
  • Being prepared for an emergency
  • How to lead a “supervised” ride with leader, sweep, and re-grouping
  • How to manage an “unsupervised” ride with self-forming groups
  • Insurance and liability
  • Ride Leader duties: read the manual, check the route ahead of time, provide maps at the start, greet newcomers, feel the glow of satisfaction that comes from seeing the group head out onto the road, fill in the ride report - You did it!!

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