Bike Colorado Springs

The attached Laws Handouts cover what is taught in the Bicycle Friendly Driver (BFD) and Auto Friendly Bicyclist (AFB) classes that PaC-MAN and Bike COS teach. Please also know that the League of American Bicyclists now offers Bicycle Friendly Driver training FREE online.

Links to pdf files
Bicycle-Friendly Driver
Auto-Friendly Bicyclist
60 minutes webinars

Laws Handouts for the Auto Friendly Bicyclist and Bicycle Friendly Driver classes 
These documents and more (including the Colorado Safety Stop Law) may be found on the website as as PDF documents under the Learn More tab. Please feel free to download and share them widely.

League of American Bicyclists Smart Cycling curriculum. This online training covers everything from how to safely prepare for a bike ride, navigating our roadways and trails lawfully and safely, and also includes information about avoiding the most common crashes. A training certificate is available after successful completion. Note: You will need to create an account with the League first, then register for the Smart Cycling online curriculum. Also note that an On-Bike safety class with a League Certified Instructor is also suggested as part of the training. We offer this class once yearly.

E-Bike Smart by People For Bikes. Great cycling basics for all types of bicycle riders at all levels. Takes only 30 minutes to complete. Quizzes after each module.

Multi Use Trail Etiquette video from Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates. Great information about sharing our off road trails courteously with other users. Did you know our urban trail maximum speed limit is 15 mph and Colorado Law requires an audible cue before overtaking other trail users. Please remember, slow users on the right and passing occurs on the left.

SHIFT Driving. New online training from Bicycle Colorado about how ALL road users can safely share our roadways. Takes approximately 2 hours to finish with an option to complete a 18-20 question quiz afterwards to become BFD certified.

Garage 529 Bicycle Registry (Denver Police use this). Protect your investment against theft.

The City of Fort Collins offers a great YouTube video on Winter Bicycling 101.

League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Driver. This training is great for ALL road users and offers invaluable perspectives about lane positioning and how to safely share bicycle facilities with people of all types and abilities on bikes.