Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

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Request for Proposals: The JRCF 2024 Community Grants funding cycle is accepting proposals through April 1, 2024

Proposals for the 2024 Community Grants program are being accepted through April 1, 2024. Projects that promote bicycling as a safe and health form of recreation and transportation at the grassroot community level have the highest probability of funding.

Download a copy of the JRCF Grant Application following this link.

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Courses (2024)

The Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation is offering Smart Cycling instruction at the Blount County Library on these dates in 2024.

February 17, 2024

Register now for the February 2024 course

April 13, 2024

July 20, 2024

Sept 21, 2024

2023 Community Grants Awarded

The Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Community Challenge Grant Awards for the 2023 funding cycle

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

February 17, 2024 (10am to 2pm)

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

February 17, 2024 (10:00 AM –2:00 PM)

Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, TN 37804

Free Course, Pre-registration Required

Register online:

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

Contact instructor Jay Snyder 865-803-4412 for course information and registration or e-mail Jay@jeffrothcyclingfoundation.org

Whether you are returning to bicycling riding, getting in shape for better health, or consider yourself a experienced rider, the information and advice in the Smart Cycling Skills will make riding easier, safer and more enjoyable. The Smart Cycling Course includes tips and techniques that increase the benefits of vehicular bicycling and stay safe while you’re doing it. 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 combines online instruction with parking lot and on-road practice of vehicular bicycling principles. The course combines online instruction with parking lot and on-road practice of vehicular bicycling principles.

Contact instructor Donna Dixon 865-803-8887 for course information and registration or e-mail Donna@jeffrothcyclingfoundation.org

This Smart Cycling Course requires all participants to have: a bicycle in good working order, front white light and red reflector (red light recommended) and bike helmet. A full water bottle recommended.