SIGNAL

When maneuvering around an obstacle, remember
to signal before making moves.

BE PREDICTABLE

Indicate to others when you are turning, changing lanes, or swerving to avoid an obstacle. Always look for traffic and signal before making your move.

STOP MEANS STOP

All cyclists and motorists are required by law to stop at stop signs. Cyclists should cease forward momentum but are not required to put a foot down.

HAVE PATIENCE

If there is not a bike lane, both cyclists and motorists have a right to the traffic lane. Cyclists should maintain awareness of traffic behind them, and motorists should give the cyclist 3 feet of room when passing.

DON’T DOOR ME

Motorists should look behind them before opening their car door and waitfor cyclists to pass. Cyclists should give parked cars 3 feet of space to avoid hitting a suddenly opened door.

A HEADS UP

If there is not a bike lane, both cyclists and motorists have a right to the traffic lane. Cyclists should maintain awareness of traffic behind them, and motorists should give the cyclist 3 feet of room when passing.

SEE & BE SEEN

If there is not a bike lane, both cyclists and motorists have a right to the traffic lane. Cyclists should maintain awareness of traffic behind them, and motorists should give the cyclist 3 feet of room when passing.

KEEP YOUR DISTANCE

If there is not a bike lane, both cyclists and motorists have a right to the traffic lane. Cyclists should maintain awareness of traffic behind them, and motorists should give the cyclist 3 feet of room when passing.

OUR CLASSES

Adult Learn to Ride

Local instructors teach teens ages 12 and up and adults how to ride a bicycle.  Instructions are taught one on one, or in small groups. Students can bring their own bikes, but they MUST have hand brakes and fit properly.  We have a limited number of loaner bikes that are available upon request. Students must have a proper fitting helmet for this class.

Smart Cycling: Bicycling 123

This class consists of parking lot drills to learn basic handling skills. You’ll learn the correct way to start and stop on a bicycle, simple maneuvering techniques,  and scanning and signaling. This class is for those who have recently learned how to ride a bicycle. Students must have a bicycle with hand brakes, in good working condition, and a helmet.

Urban Cycling 101

This class is for adult cyclists who wish to explore the possibility of commuting to work or school by bike. It covers topics including route selection, bicycle choice, dealing with cargo and clothing, bike parking, lighting, reflection, and foul weather riding. Students must have a bicycle with hand brakes – in good working condition, and a helmet.

Smart Cycling: Traffic Skills 101

League Cycling Instructor Seminar

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Youth Bicycle Rodeo

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Request a Class

Thank you for your interest in bicycle education services through BikeDFW! To better assist you, we have created this request form. Please fill out the information below and we will follow up within a WEEK with options that exist to meet your needs.

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CONTACT

P.O. Box 671354
Dallas, Texas 75367

972-256-8703
contact@bikedfw.org 

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