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Traffic Skills 101 (TS101) is a course for beginners, returning, and seasoned cyclists alike that will give you the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. You will learn how to conduct bicycle safety checks, fix a flat, on-bike skills, and crash avoidance techniques. We recommended this 7.5-hour class for adults and children above age 14.
Participants should be prepared to ride their bicycle as there is a riding portion of this class. A helmet and bicycle in good working condition are required. Attendance is limited to 18 participants and registration is required.
Upcoming classes: Saturdays, March 28, July 18, September 26 and November 7. Registration closes 10 days prior so don't delay!
Learn, Educate and Advocate for a Better Cycling Community!
FC Bikes Bicycle Ambassadors encourage people to ride their bikes and/or to share the road with bicyclists lawfully and safely. Become an official Bicycle Ambassador or learn from Bicycle Ambassadors. For more information, roll into the FC Bikes Bicycle Ambassador Program at bicycleambassadorprogram.org
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PLATINUM Bicycle Friendly Community, Awarded May 2013
"A bicycle culture is key in defining the fabric of what makes Fort Collins a great place to live, work and play. We know it is a primary means of transportation for many, a major form of recreation for most, and a significant factor in attracting new businesses and new residents," stated Mayor Weitkunat. "Our City works alongside many community organizations to build a seamless bikeway network and ensure a safe cycling community. We are proud to accept this Platinum designation. Bicycling is a community value and a way of life in Fort Collins."
On February 26, 2013, FC Bikes proudly submitted an application to the League of American Bicyclists to be considered for their Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Program. The BFC Program offers national recognition for communities that actively support bicycling. A Bicycle Friendly Community welcomes cyclists by providing safe accommodation for cycling and encourages people to bike for transportation and recreation. Check out the video we produced to supplement our application.