Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

Cycling News

2022 League Cycling Instructor Seminar

Registration is now open for the 2022 League Cycling Instructor Seminar at Henry Horton State Park

2022 Ride of Silence (5/18/22 @ 7pm)

We are pleased to announce the return of the 2022 Ride of Silence as a "live in person event" scheduled for May 18, 2022. We will organize and ride from the Blount Co courthouse as in years past. Please arrive by 6:30 pm to get your bike ready as we will depart the parking lot precisely at 7pm with the bell-chime from the tower. Additional information can be found under the Events tab.

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course (May 7, 2022)

The Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation is pleased to announce the return of Smart Cycling 101 instruction.

Please read full information regarding the course and registration under Events

Community Bike Challenge Grants Program for 2022

The Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation is happy to announce the return of its 2022 Community Bike Challenge Program.  Access the JRCF Grant Application following this link.

Additional information regarding eligibility and JRCF expectations can be obtained by contacting Chuck Faulkner by e-mail or text message to 865-309-4008.

2020 Community Challenge Bike Grants Program Awards Made

The annual Ride of Silence to raise awareness of cyclists injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents is scheduled for May 19, 2021 at 7:00 PM local time worldwide.

Click to learn more and see grant recipients.

Smart Cycling 101

Smart Cycling 101 class was held at the Blount Co. Library on March 1, 2020

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

May 7, 2022 (10am to 2pm)

Smart Cycling Traffic Skills Course

May 7, 2022 (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 Donna Dixon 865-803-8887 for course information and registration or e-mail Donna@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.