Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 183 - Introduction to Cycling

Course includes skill development in efficient riding techniques, equipment selection, safety and crucial riding maneuvers, basic maintenance and repair, fitness training, touring, and trip planning with field trips to local bike trails. Students must provide a bike with five to ten or more speeds and transportation to off-campus bikeways. Three hours each week for 10 weeks. Formerly PE 194.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Develop knowledge of the essential components of various types of bicycles which will enable them to select a bicycle and accessories appropriate to their needs and interests.
  • Develop and improve safety awareness skills and emergency handling maneuvers for a variety of bicycling environment.
  • Demonstrate basic and effective riding skills which will lead to efficient cycling.
  • Perform basic routine maintenance procedures and minor bicycle repairs.
  • Plan and implement short day trips on local bikeways and become familiar with opportunities and techniques for extended bicycle touring trips.

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