Cycling Canada Cyclisme CAN-BIKE RURAL CYCLING

Presented by Bruce A. Mol M.Ed. CAN-BIKE National Examiner

Cycling Canada Cyclisme CAN-BIKE RURAL CYCLING
• • • • • • INTRODUCTION WHY A RURAL CYCLING COURSE DELIVERY MODEL COURSE COMPONENTS COURSE SUCCESSES QUESTIONS

INTRODUCTION
in-depth look at riding in rural areas
• • • • • • • 6 or 12 hour option traffic dynamics bicycle touring group riding energy basics riding conditions how to use trailers • gravel roads • small bridges and cattle guards • pavement-gravel transitions • motorist overtaking errors • road shoulder hazards • rumble strips

WHY A RURAL CYCLING COURSE

• ICBC says… • Island Health says…

WHY A RURAL CYCLING COURSE

• Salish Sea Statements

DELIVERY MODEL

Becoming an Instructor
• • • • • • find a CAN-BIKE 2 course attend the entire course pass CAN-BIKE 2 with high marks find a CAN-BIKE National Examiner take the CAN-BIKE instructor course do your practicum

COURSE COMPONENTS
• • • • PRE-COURSE PREPARATION CLASSROOM ON-ROAD POST-COURSE

COURSE COMPONENTS
TOPIC TABLE

PRE-COURSE PREPARATION
• • • • Location Students Co-instructor Risk Management

CLASSROOM
• • • • Introductions Road Hazards Traffic dynamics Touring and Group Riding • Diagrams • Energy basics and Riding Conditions • About Helmets • About Bikes

ON-ROAD
• Handling Skills • Group Riding Skills • Road Ride

POST-COURSE
• Quizzes • Next Steps • Recap

COURSES ALSO PROVIDE COPING STRATEGIES

COURSE SUCCESSES
…AND LAST OF ALL

Cycling Canada Cyclisme CAN-BIKE RURAL CYCLING

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