Skip to main content
Add Me To Your Mailing List
SARASOTA MANATEE BICYCLE CLUB

HomeControl PanelCustom PagesMonthly Safety Information

Welcome to the SMBC Bike Safety Information page
Each month we will post new and informative articles that will help you become a better and safer bike rider.

May 2018

1. Principles of a Smart Ride
2. Group Ride
3. Hand Signals
4. Dooring

Click here for May 2018 Safety Tips


June 2018

Tips for Hot Weather Riding

Click Here for June Safety Tips





What is a great way to improve your riding skills and confidence?

The FREE SMBC Smart Cycling Workshop

This one day course is for adults who would like to improve their skills while riding safely in a group on the road.


Instruction and guidance in the following areas will be provided: bike selection, basic bike maintenance, clothing and accessories, bike handling, traffic skills riding in a group, road hazards and how to avoid accidents.

Click on Smart Cycling Workshop to find out more about the workshop and how to register: Smart Cycling Workshop

Safety Related Links

Florida Bicycle Association: floridabicycle.org

League of American Bicyclists: bikeleague.org

Think First: thinkfirst.org

Jim Dodson, Esq:  jimdodsonlaw.com

Florida Bike Law:  Florida Bike Law



Cyclefest Sponsors (click the image to go to the sponsor website)