Cycling Education

Part of the mission of the Bike Safety, Education and Maintenance department at LifeCycle is to increase the use of bicycles for everyday activity, by teaching those new to the art of cycling the fundamentals of bike safety and maintenance.

Without any doubt, the area of bicycle safety where the greatest gains can be made is in the area of education. No better place to start than at school.

By teaching in the classroom, and outside in controlled, traffic-free environments, we are able to give children a clearer understanding of the hazards that face us on the road at every corner. As the cyclist matures, we often discover that the better cyclist makes a better driver.

Cycling Through the Ages — (Pre Training Wheels) — A Parent's Guide Part 1
Cycling Through the Ages — (Post Training Wheels) — A Parent's Guide Part 2

Whether you were born in British Columbia, Belfast or Bolivia, most of us remember our first bicycle. Chances are it was handed down from big brother or sister, carefully repainted or polished to look 'like new', and was your pride and joy. Those early childhood memories were your first real taste of freedom, of exhilaration and adventure...

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