Is Bicycling Education Important?
Exposure breeds confidence:
Most people don't know how easy riding bikes and working on them can be. Even the most infrequent cyclist will enjoy benefits of cycling, from pleasure to health and fitness to transportation to the environment.
You don't have to wear Lycra:
...and you don't have to ride twenty miles a day. But it does help to learn a little more about the best ways to ride, traffic and road safety, bike maintenance, and other cycling issues.
Learning more about cycling inspires more people to try cycling:
And more people cycling means a greater demand for more bicycle-friendly road and facility design and engineering.
The more cycling you know, the better driver you'll be:
Learning smart skills as a cyclist and pedestrian increases overall awareness of traffic safety. Cycling-savvy motorists are thus better equipped to safely "share the road."