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Lance’s approach to teaching and energy is so diligent, supportive, and fun that I was pedaling and riding after my 2nd lesson! I couldn’t believe it and I was thrilled! – Stella, 2022

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He is so patient, respectful giving you all the time to learn it at your own pace and making sure it is ingrained in you. I couldn’t have asked for a better coach and shall be forever indebted. – Isha, 2022

A great instructor…

Your Best Friend “A great instructor is your best friend, but your best friend may not be such a great instructor” – Virtuous Bicycle

You never forget how

“You never forget how” is beside the point. If you last rode when you were 7, even if you did remember, the skills of a 2nd grader are not the skills that an adult needs to ride confidently, for longer distances, in more complex environments. I would approach you as a clean slate, exactly as …

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I can’t believe I did a 7 mile ride [in Napa Valley] – I never thought I’d be able to do that. Thank you for everything!! I’m so glad I could share this special time with John, thanks to your lessons :) – NR June 2021

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Through slow, methodical lessons, he walked me through the skills that encompass riding a bike. The lessons flowed into each other so naturally, that at no point did I ever feel like I was being thrown into the deep end. Chana 06/2021


Taking a private lesson with Lance was the best thing that I have ever done, I’ve started going on short rides around my neighborhood, I went for my first park ride this weekend and I survived and so did all the people that were at the park, THANK YOU LANCE, YOU ARE AN AMAZING TEACHER! …

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Sara Rachel (SR)

I was genuinely fearful before working with Lance, and his methods totally broke through my fear. I learned how to respond to the natural swaying of the bike, how to turn, and how to stop. I earned my pedals in my second lesson, and felt great riding around a large park. SR – July 2019