Smart Cycling Traffic Skills 101 Course Offered

Blount County Public Library

508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, TN 37804

May 11, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Inclement weather day May 12, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.)

Course is free, pre-registration is required. Registration closes May 2, 2019.
For Certification - Online Course must be completed prior to
course date.
Register with Smoky Mountain Wellness 865-803-8887, or at this link.


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


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