24 hr. Police Cyclist

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Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Rockford Police Dept. District 3
557 S. New Towne Drive
Rockford, IL
Instructor: Brandon Dillard
Eric McLain

Members' Fee: $0
Sworn Non-Members' Fee: $145
Non-Members' Fee: $145
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This 24-hour course will cover the following:

· Mountain bike nomenclature

· Bike maintenance

· Repairing flats

· Bike Patrol Tactics

· Installing bike on bike rack and car

· Braking

· Obstacles

· Car door simulation

· Obstacle course

· Group rides

· Equipment requirements/recommendations

 

Students will need the following equipment:

· -Helmet

· -Eye protection

· -Cycling gloves (full or half fingered)

· -Full cyclist uniform as approved by student’s agency

· -Body armor, and duty gear

· -Reputable police mountain bike with pedal retention

· -Front and rear reflectors, or lights

· -Water bottle

· -At least one inner tube

· It’s recommended, but not required that students have a rear bicycle rack and rack bag.

· 100 round of pistol ammunition.

 

Class Size Limit is 12 and is shared by MTU#1 and MTU #2