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Bicycle Safety

Bike Rodeo kit — Everything you need to know about how to hold a Bike Rodeo

Bike Safety Resource Guide (PDF, 735KB) — Overview of helmet and bike resources in Sonoma County for 2009-2010.

Bikeability Checklists (PDF, 186KB) — How bikeable is your community? Fill out this questionnaire and find out. Included are ways to improve your bike routes to school, making them safer for everyone.

Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition — The coalition provides structure, support and a friendly political environment to those who want to work on area bicycle transportation issues.

Sonoma County Transit Bike Safety Information — Learn about helmets and safety gear. Read safety tips for bicyclists and motorists. Familiarize yourself with laws and local bike maps. Download safety materials and information in Spanish.

Santa Rosa Street Smarts Program — A program designed to raise a public awareness about our attitudes and actions on the streets to benefit the safety of drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Street Skills Classes — Classes for adults and youth, for all levels and biking abilities. Learn the tricks and methods for dealing with traffic and other road users.

Bay Area Bike Trails/Transit/Parking/ Safety Information — Here you’ll find the new 511 BikeMapper, route maps, locations of lockers and racks, information on how to take your bike on public transit and across Bay Area toll bridges, how to ride safely in traffic, tips on commuting, bicycle resources and more.

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute — Helmet laws for bicycle riders by state.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center — How to choose and fit a bicycle helmet, wealth of information about how to create a more bicycle-friendly and safe community.

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Bike Rodeo Kit Materials

Video Overview of Safe Kids Sonoma County Bike Rodeo

What is a Bike Rodeo? (PDF, 57.6KB) — Flyer containing general information about Bike Rodeos

Bike Rodeo Application Form (PDF, 75.3KB) — Register for a Bike Rodeo Kit and receive all the materials you need to hold your own Bike Rodeo

Bike Rodeo Manual and Protocol (PDF, 3.45MB) — The Herb Greenberg Bike Rodeo Kit Guide provides schools and organizations with instructions and master copies to put on a top-notch bike rodeo. Dedicated to memory of Herb Greenberg, a local bike rodeo legend, this manual is the key to a successful rodeo.

About the Helmet Bank (PDF, 37.7KB) — A one-page flyer containing an overview of the Herb Greenberg Helmet Bank, including information on how to apply for free bike helmets

Herb Greenberg Helmet Bank Application Form (PDF, 91.4KB) — Apply for free helmets

Helmet fitting guide — Instructions on how to fit a bicycle helmet properly
[ English (PDF, 862KB) | Spanish (PDF, 1.55MB) ]

Bike Safety Tests for Kids — Test your bike safety IQ with these fun safety quizzes

Simon Safety's Bike Safety Quiz
Think Quest Bike Safety Quiz
New York Bicycling Coalition Fun Bike Safety Quiz
Your Family's Health Bike Quiz

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