SMART CYCLING Full 9-Hour Course
A two-day nine-hour course offered by LCIs, Debra Stefan, and Brett Barnes. Registration is available through the League of American Bicyclists at bikeleague.org under “events.”
The same two-day nine-hour course is soon to be on schedule through the Clark County School District in conjunction with the Nevada State Board of Education. Enrollment is exclusively for CCSD educators and will be distributed accordingly.
Successful completion of the Smart Cycling Complete Class (formerly Traffic Skills 101) is mandatory prior to register for the Seminar with a score of 85% or better. All candidates MUST complete the class at least three weeks prior to the LCI seminar.
SMART CYCLING 3-Hour Workshop TBA with CCSD Professional Development Education
INTRO to Smart Cycling is one 3-hour class soon to be on schedule through the Clark County School District in conjunction with the Nevada State Board of Education. Enrollment is exclusively for CCSD educators and will be distributed accordingly.
Do you need private bicycle education? Schedule directly with your LCI, Bicycle Instructor Debra Stefan, or check other low-cost course options available through the City of Henderson Outdoor Recreation Department (Online registration). Successful completion of the Smart Cycling Complete Class (formerly Traffic Skills 101) is mandatory prior to register for the Seminar with a score of 85% or better. All candidates MUST complete the class at least three weeks prior to the LCI seminar.
WHO: Anyone wanting to learn the best practices for bike riding. Bicycle community influencers, on-bike security, recreational cyclists will learn on local City of Henderson streets and trails (elementary biking skill required). Lessons to Teach You To Ride A Bike
WHO’S OFFERING THIS? League of American Bicyclists, Certified League Cycling Instructor, 2020 Educator of the Year, Debra Stefan
WHAT: Smart Cycling Basics and Bike Ride; one-third to one-half classroom time, ride round trip route.
WHERE: Locations vary and will include a classroom setting for the educational segment, parking lot bicycle handling drills, then the out-and-back street ride.
WHEN: Year-round schedules can be found at bikeleague.org/events.
COST: Fees vary according to the length of the instruction. Again, check bikeleague.org for updates. Pre-registration is required and space is limited
WHAT’S INCLUDED: Bike education in the classroom and on-bike handling plus a supervised skills evaluation ride
WHAT WILL I LEARN? The Smart Cycling curriculum is designed to develop awareness, technique, and safety skills. Students will learn about choosing a bicycle, basic parts of a bike, essential equipment, as well as how to safely and comfortably ride a bike in various traffic conditions, terrain and climates. All rides are covered under the League’s insurance. Qualified participants will already have the basic ability to ride a bike. Personal bike training is available on a limited basis for those who want to learn how to ride a bike Adult Bicycling Lessons Teach You To Ride A Bike | Debra Stefan, LCI. This course will not be for those under 18 years of age unless accompanied by a parent and at least fourteen years old.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring a bike, lock, and helmet (required), illuminated front headlight, and red rear light.
NEED A BIKE?
Contact Debra for a loaner bike and a free DOT helmet
Smart Cycling is by the League of American Bicyclists for cyclists to ride safely and effectively on roadways or bike paths with confidence. Classes are for people who want to become well-versed in safe biking on the road and bike paths.
Expand bike handling skills with a solid foundation of safe cycling principles and practices.
Safely deal with traffic and other challenges on the road or bike path.
Set the best example for others to follow.
Class duration and location access: the schedule and locations will vary. Please check bikeleague.org/events