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Smart Cycling Traffic Skills 101 Course Offered

Blount County Public Library

508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, TN 37804

August 25, 2018 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Course is free, pre-registration is required. For Certification - Online Course must be completed prior to course date.

Register with Smoky Mountain Wellness 865-803-8887

donnasuedixon@hotmail.com

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.

Course Description

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.

Students can opt to just attend the in class portion and the bike skills without receiving certification but must pre register.

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.

For Certification:

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.

Donna Dixon

jeffrothcyclingfoundation.org

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