Teach! Unite! Advocate!

for a better bicycle community in the Pikes Peak Region.

Bike Colorado Springs bringing a Bicycle Ambassador Program program to fruition. If you are a community-minded individual, we are looking for people like you help us make a  program modeled after the Fort Collins Bicycle Ambassador Program a reality in the Pikes Peak Region.

Learn More about what this program accomplished in 2020 below

Free Smart Cycling Course

Get you the tips, tools, and techniques to ride safely

Do you know all you need to feel comfortable and safely ride a bike with traffic? Do you feel you know enough to teach your children how to ride cautiously and conspicuously while on their own? When you drive a car, are you confident on how to share the road with people on bikes?

How Bike COS Bicycle Ambassadors can provide support

Support Open Streets events where neighborhood streets are repurposed for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Celebrate, including grand openings of new urban trails and streets that are designed and built to accommodate people

Host rides and socials to connect bike riders with local business and restaurants

Provide leadership and mentorship to people who want to ride more, local community centers and community groups.

Work with our Education Committee to provide introduction to riding and bike safety classes

Three levels of Bike Ambassadors

Bronze – Can support events with other Bike Ambassadors
Requirements (Aprox 2hrs)
Pass Safety Exam
Pass BikeCOS 101 Exam
Attend Bicycle Ambassador Orientation

Silver – Can assist with rides and classes
Requirements (Aprox 8hrs total) – In addition to Bronze:
Become League of American Bicyclists Smart Cycling Certified (4hrs)
Pass Auto friendly cyclist or bike friendly driver class (1.5hrs)

Gold – Can lead rides and teach classes
Requirements (Aprox 20hrs total) – In addition to Silver:
Complete League Cycling Instructor curriculum (8hrs)
CPR Certified (2hrs)

The Bike Colorado Springs Bicycle Ambassador program is run by our Outreach Committee , if you would like to learn more about our other outreach activities reach out to our Committee leadership for more information.

In addition to the form below please complete our Bicycle Ambassador Program Safety Exam to be accepted to our Bike Ambassador Program:

Please complete the form below to learn more

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