If tooling around town on two wheels looks fun but you find the concept of city cycling intimidating, consider taking classes with Washington Area Bicyclist Association. The group offers a range of courses covering topics from commuting to confident city cycling and even a class geared toward adults who never learned to ride.

A few upcoming seminars:

Learn to Ride. 1 p.m. Saturday. 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $10. www.waba.org. 202-518-0524.

Confident City Cycling 1. Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at Stuart Hobson Middle School, 410 E St. NE, and Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. at Jefferson-Houston Elementary School Parking Lot, 1501 Cameron St., Alexandria. $10 each. www.waba.org. 202-518-0524.

— Stephanie Merry