In-Person Courses

In-person courses and workshops are available in select cities around the country, offering one-on-one attention. Two instructors typically lead each workshop, which is limited to no more than 10 participants.

Online Courses

CyclingSavvy Online can be accessed anywhere anytime. Your purchase gives you lifetime access to hours of on-bike video and animations with descriptive and incisive commentary.

Course Features Comparison

In-Person ClassroomIn-Person
Bike Handling
Online Basic CourseOnline Mastery CourseRide Awesome! Membership
Rules of the Road & Bicycle Specific Laws
Crash Causes & Countermeasures
CyclingSavvy Strategies
Comprehensive: Roadway Features
Comprehensive: Bicycle Infrastructure
Comprehensive: Route Planning
Personal Attention
Bike Handling Training
On-Road Training
Anywhere Anytime
Unlimited Access
Access to Future Online Courses

Course Content Comparison

Truth & Techniques
Train Your Bike
(Bike Handling)
Tour of Your City
(Experiential Ride)
Online Basic CourseOnline Mastery Course
Origins of Traffic LawPre-Ride Safety CheckSocial group rideElegant Simplicity: Our North American Traffic System, and Why It Works So WellSuccess in the Real World: 7 Behaviors of Successful Cyclists
Rules of MovementStarting, Stopping & BalanceInstruction and observation of road features and traffic patternsA Brief History Before Cars: How Our Traffic System Came to BeInfluencing Behavior: Learn how you can influence motorists to respect your space and pass you safely.
Laws Pertaining to BicyclistsUnderstanding GearingOpportunity to practice CyclingSavvy strategies in real world conditions with instructor support and social encourgementThe Rules of Movement: Nine Simple Rules for Predictability and PriorityInfluencing Behavior: become a Jedi cyclist by learning how your communication improves motorist behavior.
Perception of Safety/ Safety Advantages of CyclingSlow Balance “Snail Race”See your city streets in a whole new way!Bicyclists Are Drivers: Same Rights, Same Roads, Same Rules Hacking Traffic Flow: learn to observe traffic patterns to finesse your way through complex road features.
Crash Types, Fall CausesAcceleration DrillsTraffic Law: Bicyclist Position on the RoadwayUnderstanding the Roadway: comprehensive understanding of pavement markings, lane configurations and features like roundabouts and complex interchanges.
Reducing Your RiskStraight Line RidingMandatory Facility Use: Not For Our BenefitBicycle-Specific Infrastructure: covers shared use paths, side paths, bike lanes, bike boxes, cycletracks and shared lane markings.
High-Risk AreasShoulder CheckWhen Bicyclists Are Not Drivers: Rules and Risks for Cycling on SidewalksStress-Free Cycling: ways to avoid heavy-traffic problem areas. Sometimes the solution is so surprising, few people would imagine it.
Night & WeatherCone WeaveThe Perception of Danger: What If Bicycling Is Actually Safe?Route Planning: tools for route planning and what to look for to plan a better route or prepare a strategy for an unavoidable tricky spot.
Habits of Successful CyclistsFollow-the-Leader: Slow, Tight TurnsCommon Crash Types: How We Get Into TroubleReality Check: objective reality of what causes delay in the traffic system. We’ll also talk about dealing with trouble-makers and managing our own perspective.
Influencing Motorists & Taking Advantage of the SystemHazard Avoidance: “Rock Dodge”Crashes With Cars: Reducing Your Risk
Understanding Roadway Features (overview)High-Speed CorneringSidewalk & Sidepath Operation
Strategies for Stress-Free CyclingSnap-Turn (Emergency Crash Avoidance)Defensive Driving on the Road: Discouraging Motorist Mistakes
Quick Stop (Emergency Crash Avoidance)High Risk Situations: High Risk Is Not Inevitable
Dusk, Darkness & Weather: Seeing and Being Seen