Teaching Bicycling Skills and Building Confidence to Ride
Education has been a core activity of the League’s since the 1970’s. Virtually every state and local bicycling education program can trace its roots directly back to the League’s program. This core content is designed to reach people of all ages and abilities, improving skills, building confidence, and teaching others.
The League's education program offers the only nationwide bicycling instructor certification program.
The evolution of the program
The Smart Cycling program was known for many years simply as BikeEd, with classes named Road I, Road II, Kids I, Kids II etc.; names that you may still hear in use today.
These tip sheets will help you learn more about how to ride safely and perform maintenance on your bike.
Are you interested in riding, but could use a little more information to help boost your confidence? Our education videos are a great place to start!
Smart Cycling classes will not only give you confidence to ride, but connect you with other bicyclists and advocates in your area.