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Are you or family members interested in riding, but could use a little more information to help boost your confidence?   Or are you an experienced rider looking for a quick review of good cycling practices?  Click, on the buttons below to view videos from the League of American Bicyclists.  

Traffic Skills 101 (TS101)(Phase I)

The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) has developed an online course that parallels the classroom portion of the League's Traffic Skills 101 course. The BikeEd program is designed to develop the craft and science of bicycling, the ability to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport under various roadway, climate and traffic conditions.
With this convenient on-line course, you will find valuable tools to provide you with knowledge and confidence to ride safely and in a commendable manner. By completing the online portion of Traffic Skills 101, you are on your way towards becoming a safe cyclist.  To take the online course click here:     Traffic Skills 101 On Line Course  

Riding Tips  from the League of American Bicyclist 

Shifting Gears

Starting & Stopping




Basic Bike Check
Better Bicycling

Lane Changing

Intersection Positioning

Bike Lanes

Traffic Laws

Traffic Laws
Riding On Sidewalk

Riding On Sidewalks
Sharing The Trail

Sharing The Trail

Where Should I Ride

Where Should I Ride

Bikes & Gear

What To Bring
What To Wear

What To Wear
Bike Helmets

Bike Helmets

Fitting & Adjusting Your Bike

Fitting & Adjusting Your Bike
How To Choose A Bike

How To Choose A Bike

Other Resources For Beginning Cyclists

Regis College A Healthy Hobby: Beginners Guide to Cycling   Regis College Beginners Guide to Cycling  

Page created by Quad City Bicycle Club and offered to LBC free of charge. 


Adopt a Highway

The Adopt-a-Highway program was started back in 1992 by Harry Campbell [deceased] as a way for our club to give back to Lancaster County. We are expected to clean up Columbia Ave. from Donnerville Rd. to Rohrerstown Rd. 3 times a year. PA DOT supplies us with gloves, reflective vests & trash bags.

 Ice Cream Lovers Ride

As featured in Bicycling Magazines best ride for PA. On this 40-mile route, you can find killer ice cream at Bird-in-Hand Bakery (12 miles), Lapp Valley Farm (23 miles), and Oregon Dairy (36 miles), where scoops are sized calf, heifer, or cow.

Out of Area Rides

Suburban Cyclists Unlimited (SCU) maintains a great list of out of area rides. You can view that list by clicking here.