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Smart Cycling: Traffic Skills 101 (prerequisite for LCI Seminar)

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm


A fast-paced class that provides cyclists with the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. Basics of bike maintenance, rules of the road, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. The workshop will start in the classroom (WARF Room 132) for discussion about safe riding techniques, then involves on-bike practice in a parking lot environment. The workshop will end with a ride on road.

This class is a prerequisite for becoming a certified League Cycling Instructor (LCI) from the League of American Bicyclists and will be taught by League Cycling Instructor and LCI Seminar Coach John Rider.

You will learn how to: You should bring:
    • Perform a bike safety check before each ride
    • Properly fit your bike helmet
    • Start riding efficiently
    • Stop with control
    • Ride in a straight line
    • Identify hazards
    • Ride in proper lane position
    • Communicate effectively with others on the road
  • Bike in good working order
  • Helmet & Bike Lights
  • Comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes
  • Water & Snacks

Location: 132 WARF Office Building, 610 Walnut St, UW Madison campus
Cost: $50
Contact: John Rider, 608-225-5520, jrider@tds.net
To register and for more information: https://bikeleague.secure.force.com/LAB_Events?id=a0k8Y00000ZWYCOQA5

Registration closes May 16.


May 21
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726 United States
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