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Skills and Safety Resource Page

The Western Wheelers hosted its first Road Skills and Safety class on March 24, 2019. The fun one day workshop was geared toward helping cyclists improve bike handling skills and learn the finer points of safely sharing the road. The course was suitable for novice cyclists and veteran riders.

Road Skills Class
Another Road Skills class is scheduled for February 29, 2020 at Sports Basement in Sunnyvale.  Details are being finalized, registration will open late January/early February.

Western Wheelers Bicycle Club offers this list for reference only. Coaching services vary, contact the companies directly for more information.


League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101
online course

Bicycling Street Smarts: Riding Confidently, Legally, and Safely, by John S. Allen.

The physical manual (available to WWBC members upon request) includes most of the California specific vehicle codes applicable to bicycle travel.

As a cyclist on the roadway, you have the same rights and responsibilities of a vehicle driver and are responsible for complying with the California Vehicle Code (CVC).  

League of American Bicyclists  Smart Cycling Quick Guide (sample, preview version)

League of American Bicyclists Smart Cycling Manual (purchase through LAB)

League of American Bicyclists Education Videos

  • Basic Bike Check
  • Bike Lanes
  • Intersection Positioning
  • Scanning
  • Share the Trail
  • Shifting Gears
  • Signaling
  • Traffic Laws and Cycling
  • and more...

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