Safe Routes to Anywhere: Middle School Bike Club Guide

Safe Routes to Anywhere: Middle School Bike Club Guide

At a Glance

The Safe Routes to Anywhere cycling instruction program is designed to support students in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 to foster the development of safe destination riding skills. The course is founded on John Forester’s tenet, “Cyclists fare best when they act and are treated as drivers of vehicles.” Through participation in this program, participants are supported with developing the skills and habits of mind to be safe road cyclists. Safe road cycling in this program is based upon four tenets, which include be proactive, visible, and predictable ambassadors of safe cycling. Through active participation in this course, participants also develop an appreciation for healthy lifestyles, active transit, and most importantly, have fun!

Program Instructors Guide

All program resources are available for download. Please note, some guide features are not available through online viewers. To ensure full access to all guide features, please download the lesson guides.

Program Introduction

Introduction to the Guide

Lesson 1: Welcome to the Program and Introduction to Safe Riding Practices

Lesson 1 Instruction Guide and Activities

Lesson 1 PowerPoint

Lesson 2: Introduction to Mechanics

Lesson 2 Instruction Guide and Activities

Lesson 2 PowerPoint

Lesson 3: Rules of the Road and How to Follow Them

Lesson 3 Instruction Guide and Activities

Lesson 3 PowerPoint

Lesson 4: Road Considerations

Lesson 4 Instruction Guide and Activities

Lesson 4 PowerPoint

Lesson 5: Putting it All Together

Lesson 5 Instruction Guide and Activities

Lesson 6: Route Planning

Lesson 6 Instruction Guide and Activities

Lesson 7: Celebration

Lesson 7 Instruction Guide and Activities

Program Support Resources