Smart Cycling Quick Guide
A publication about safely and confidently cycling in and around traffic
The Smart Cycling Quick Guide outlines the basic rules of the road, components of a bicycle, and all of the information a cyclist needs to ride a bike safely and confidently in and around traffic.
The 32-page guide is available from the League of American Bicyclists and includes information about the following topics:
- Fitting a Helmet
- What to Wear
- Riding at Night
- As Simple as ABC
- Locking Your Bike
- Sharing the Trail
- Riding on Sidewalks
- Rules of the Road
- Principles of Traffic Law
- Bike Facilities
- What To Do In The Event of a Crash
- Find Data About Bicycling and Walking by Older Adults
- Find more bicycling content in the A-Z Topics Archive
The League of American Bicyclists offers several programs and resources:
To find local cycling instructors, classes, clubs, shops and more, visit BikeLeague.org.
Page published December 2020. Updated August 2022
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