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Online Cycling Skills Courses

Learn essential cycling skills and laws – online!

A cyclist scanning, signaling and changing lanes    Cyclists don't need to ride right next to the curb
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Valuable for experienced cyclists, as well as beginners. "Do I have to ride at the edge of the road, or can I control my lane?" "How can I encourage drivers to give me enough space, and cooperate with me?” "What laws apply to me as a cyclist?" In this course, you’ll find the answers.

This includes over 4 hours of interactive content that you can access on your own schedule — all at once or a bit at a time. Learn proven techniques to increase your comfort and competence in traffic. Explore your rights and responsibilities.

The course addresses the following topics in depth:

  • Bike handling skills: Including scanning, signaling, ‘cadence’ and shifting.
  • Being an MVP-C: Maneuverable, Visible, Predictable and Communicative.
  • Our legal rights and responsibilities: How following the law works in our favor.
  • Scanning and signaling: Putting them into practice.
  • Choosing a place on the road: Selecting the proper lane and lane position, avoiding parked cars, managing bike lanes.
  • Managing intersections (including 4-way stops): Lane position, stopping, right of way, making turns and more.
  • Riding on sidewalks/two abreast/near large vehicles/on paths and trails
  • Required and recommended equipment
  • Parking and locking

The price is only $35 US for 6 months of access, and a 30-day money-back guarantee is offered. It just takes a minute to sign up, and you can start whenever you like. Visit thecce.org/online-courses for more details and to get access.

These courses are developed by The Center for Cycling Education. Separate courses are available for the USA and Canada.

A Defensive Cycling (ticket dismissal) program is available and can be readily implemented in your municipality.