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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 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.