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League of American Bicyclists Instructor Certification Seminar
Become a League Certified Instructor
Smart Cycling Traffic Skills 101 Course Offered Aug.12, 2017
Blount County Public Library
Course is free, pre-registration is required, class size is limited. An online course must be completed prior to course date.
The Smart Cycling Course includes tips and techniques that increase the benefits of vehicular bicycling and stay safe while bicycling.
Vehicular cycling (also known as bicycle driving) is the practice of riding bicycles on roads in a manner that is in accordance with the principles for driving in traffic. The course is two sections. The course combines online instruction with parking lot and on-road practice of vehicular bicycling principles.
The Smart Cycling Course begins with the participant completing an online self guided course. http://www.bikeed.org/ and is completed with on bike skill drills.
On bike skill session begins with a review of causes of crashes and strategies to prevent them. Classroom session is ninety minutes to two hours. Then a review of bike skills will be given with practice before skill scoring. This portion of the course is approximately 2 hours and is limited to six students per LCI. On bike street ride completes the course. Participants must have a bicycle in good working order, helmet and bike lighting required.
The course begins with participants completing an online self guided course. http://www.bikeed.org/ The Certificate of Completion must be printed by the participant and brought to the bike skills course. The Smart Cycling Manual is available for reference to this guided course and can be requested with registration.
The T.S.101 Course is the pre-requisite course for becoming a League Certified Instructor (LCI). Participants from Tennessee may apply for
JRCF Scholarships for the LCI Seminar Sept 29-Oct.2 at the Henry Horton State Park.