Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Bike Skills Training Opportunity

Becoming a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) through the League of American Bicyclists is a great way to help cyclists in your community. Certified instructors can teach Smart Cycling classes to children as well as adults. Help bring the joy of safe cycling to others.

If you are an experienced cyclist and would like to teach others please consider taking the next step towards certification. (Candidates must have completed a Traffic Skills 101 course. If you have not completed TS101, plan to attend the all-day course on Saturday, August 21 at 8:00 a.m. at RDG Planning & Design ($10 cost).)

A seminar is planned in Omaha on the weekend of October 15-17, 2010
Register online before September 10 at the League of American Bicyclists website

What do I get for my $200 registration fee?
 20 hours of instruction, exercises and practice teaching both in the classroom and on the bike.

 A League Cycling Instructor Manual with curricula and support material for teaching classes to adult and child cyclists, parents of young children, bicycle commuters and motorists.

 Access to the LCI Internet listserv where instructors discuss teaching issues and techniques.

 Listing in the League’s national website database of instructors and inclusion in the annual almanac printed and distributed to League members.

 Free online course postings on the League’s website.

 The opportunity to teach classes for OmahaBikes next season in return for a $125 honorarium.

Visit the League of American Bicyclists website for more information.
Send questions to Stuart Shell: sshell(at)rdgusa(d0t)com


William Newman said...

How do we sign up for the Traffic Skills 101 course?

Stuart said...

Send an email to me at by August 19 and bring $10 cash or check to OmahaBikes with you on Saturday.

Stuart said...

Also, bring a bike and helmet to the class.