Saturday, February 19, 2011

Get Out and Ride Smart: Traffic Skills 101

Get Out and Ride!

  • Cheapest way to get around—especially on campus
  • No parking hassles
  • Fun way to burn off that freshman 10
  • Come and go when you want

What past participants say:

“It could save your life.”

“Excellent course.”

Smart Cycling:Traffic Skills 101

Saturday, April 2, 2011
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Academic Research Center C, Room 110
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM, USA
(see map)

A hybrid* Road Skills course for bicyclists who want to become more comfortable and confident riding in the road. This comprehensive two-part course includes:

Part One: Online

An online, self-paced course where you will learn basic rules of the road and safe riding guidelines.

The online portion of this course must be completed no later than Saturday, March 26.

Register and take the online Traffic Skills 101.

Part Two: On-bike

A face-to-face on-bike class where you will learn road hazard avoidance maneuvers and skills for riding in traffic. In addition, you will receive a student manual, a set of tire levers and a patch kit.

Registration deadline for the on-bike class has been extended to Friday, March 25. Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Register for the on-bike handling and traffic skills class.

Class size is limited. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Bring a bike helmet (required), a bicycle in good working condition, a pen, riding clothes/shoes, and a water bottle.


NMSU students, faculty & staff: $25 • Non-NMSU participants: $50

Payment is required in advance. Payment must be received for registration to be complete. Payment may be made by PayPal (below) or by check. To pay by check contact Jean Conway.

Choose fee


Ellen Castello, LCI #2615
Jean Conway, LCI #2625
Cindy Robbins, LCI #2624


For more information contact or call 575.321.3010.

This workshop is sponsored by

  • Bicycle Coalition of New Mexico
  • NMSU Environmental Health & Safety Office
  • Mesilla Valley Bicycle Coalition

  • Outdoor Adventures, and
  • The League of American Bicyclists

Photo courtesy NMSU