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November 4, 2013by Liz MurphyBike educators do the work on the ground to get more people on bikes -- and riding safely and confidently -- every day in communities across the country. To honor and thank those educators who have gone above and beyond in the past year, we're putting out a call for nominations for the 2013 Educator of the Year Award.
August 5, 2013by Liz MurphyIdentification, cell phone, cash, bike lock -- check. These are the basics you should bring with you when you head out on your bike. As part of our release of a series of education videos, we're highlighting one of these 19 videos every Monday on the League blog. This Monday, we're taking a look at "What to Bring" when you head out on your bike.
July 29, 2013by Liz MurphyYou don't need special cycling clothing when you're headed out on a ride. But we've got a few tips for you if you're riding the the cold, the dark or in rain. In our latest edition of our bike education video series, we're looking at "What to Wear" when you're on your bike. Every Monday, we'll be highlighting one of our education videos -- please be sure to watch, share and enjoy!
July 22, 2013by Liz MurphyWearing a bike helmet improperly is the equivalent to not wearing a helmet at all. To help keep those helmets fitting snuggly, we've produced a how-to video as part of our 19-part education video series. Every Monday, we'll be highlighting one of these videos on the blog -- we've already looked at "fitting and adjusting" your bike and "how to choose a bike." Take a look:
July 15, 2013by Liz MurphyTo start off the week and to showcase our new education videos — free resources for advocates, clubs retailers, and the public — we'll be highlighting one of our 19 videos for you to view, share and enjoy. This week: Fitting and Adjusting your Bike. Click here to view -- and share!
July 1, 2013by Alissa SimcoxThe League recently released 19 education videos that cover topics from fitting a bike to riding in traffic. They are free and available to the public on our Ride Smart video page.