• Smart Cycling Classes and Recognizing the Bicycle as a Vehicle

    by  • June 2, 2011 • Education, Events • 0 Comments

    An overview of the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) Smart Cycling Programs will be presented on Monday, June 6th, from 11:30-12:15, at Ameriprise Financial Services in the 200 building at Bellevue Park Corporate Center, Room 250.  Time for discussion and questions has been included. Lunch will be provided.

    The Smart Cycling Programs, designed for adults and children, give you the knowledge, techniques, and tips that will enable you to ride on roads and trails with confidence.  They all promote cycling as transportation.  An opportunity to register for Traffic Skills, Commuter will be available.  The Traffic Skills, Commuter Program will be held in July, at this location (Ameriprise).

    If you will be attending “Recognizing the Bicycle as a Vehicle”, send a confirmation email to j.c.mccormick@verizon.net. A reminder will be sent to you the day before.

    Overview Agenda

    Introduction to League of American Bicyclists (LAB) Programs:

    • Length: 45 minutes (20-30 minute presentation, 15 minutes for questions)
    • Audience: Corporate/Business Employees
    • Purpose: To introduce LAB Cycling Programs
    Presentation Outline:
    • Goal – To promote cycling as transportation.
    • Need to Know – Wear a helmet
    • ABC Quick Check
    • Riding Comfort
    • Bicycle as a Vehicle
    • Predictable & Visible
    • Overview of Programs – Traffic Skills, Commuter
    • Bicycling Skills 123
    • Cycling Skills Parent
    • Safe Routes to Schools
    • Traffic Skills 101
    • Traffic Skills, Motorist
    Traffic Skills, Commuter to be offered in July: 3 hour program (2 hours classroom, 1 hour night ride); participant book, written test.

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