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Humboldt Shifting Gears 2010:
Workplace Campaign > Workshops

Numerous workshops were taught at selected pilot project locations on various bicycle and pedestrian themes, ranging from increasing activity levels to safely sharing the roadway with motorized vehicles.

Eureka Discovery Walks

Humboldt County Public Health Branch partnered with Eureka Discovery Walks, a local program specializing in interpretive and historical walking tours of Eureka, California.  These discovery walks were promoted at project sites to encourage walking and appreciation of Eureka's unique architecture and history.

10,000 Steps: Pedometer Workshops

The US Centers for Disease Control recommend 30-60 minutes of moderate aerobic activity at least 5 days each week.  This workshop demonstrates how to use a pedometer to gauge activity by counting steps taken during a given day.

PDF Icon 10,000 Steps: Pedometer workshop [PDF, 22KB]

Wheelin' Wednesdays Workshops

During the summer of 2010, Humboldt County Public Health Branch sponsored a series of bicycle workshops for the Humboldt Shifting Gears pilot project.  These workshops were led by League of American Bicyclist certified instructors from HumPAL and GreenWheels, and spanned the following topics:

- how to load a bicycle on to a bus rack,
- how to properly load cargo on to a bicycle,
- how to fix a flat tire on a bicycle,
- how to safely ride a bicycle on a motorized roadway,
- proper bicycle handling techniques

PDF Icon Wheelin' Wednesdays Flyer (May 21st 2010) [PDF, 146KB]
PDF Icon Wheelin' Wednesdays Flyer (June 10th 2010) [PDF, 153KB]
PDF Icon Wheelin' Wednesdays Flyer (July 21st 2010) [PDF, 133KB]
PDF Icon Wheelin' Wednesdays Flyer (August 21st 2010) [PDF, 108KB]
PDF Icon Wheelin' Wednesdays Flyer (September 15th 2010) [PDF, 138KB]