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ABOUT: Bicycling Street Smarts

This compact tutorial, available as a 46-page booklet and this online version, will increase your safety and confidence while bicycling on any road, whether you are a beginner or an expert. You'll have more fun and feel better about riding, be it for pleasure, fitness or transportation. See below for information about obtaining copies of the printed version. This manual teaches safe bicycling techniques on public roads and streets, but it's up to you to apply them appropriately. Users of this manual assume full responsibly for their own actions and safety.

Wow! Great! This easy-to-read book will make you a better, safer cyclist.!

W. Preston Tyree, Education Director
Texas Bicycle Coalition

Bicycling Street Smarts covers all the bases of the IPMBA method in a short easy-to-read format. It helps give our officers the on-road survival skills they need...Overall an outstanding book.

Officer Don Hudson,
LAPD Bicycle Instructor, and Past President,
International Police Mountain Bike Association


John S. Allen

Contributing editors:

Andrew Rubel, Madeleine Noland and Conrad Willeman


Keri Caffrey (additional credits accompany illustrations)

Cover design:

George Almasi and Randall Williams

Page layout (print):

Conrad Willeman

Special thanks to:

Dave Bachman, Patricia Brown, Richard Corbett, Andrew Fischer, John Forester, John Franklin, Richard Moeur, Patti Marshall, Nelson Peña and G. H. Stancer

Bicycling Street Smarts is copyright © 1988, 2001, Rodale Inc. and published by Rubel BikeMaps under license from Rodale Inc. All rights reserved. No part of the Internet posting or print version may be reproduced in any form by any means, electronic or mechanical, including information storage and retrieval systems, except as permitted by U.S. copyright law; by a reviewer quoting brief passages; or by permission in writing from Rubel BikeMaps.

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Bicycling Street Smarts is an updated and revised edition of Street Smarts, originally published by Bicycling Magazine. For more information or to subscribe to BICYCLING, go to

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For additional copies or information about this booklet, contact:



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Arizona Department of Transportation
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

206 S. 17th Avenue, Mail Drop 310B
Phoenix, AZ 85007

602.712.8141, [email protected]

Report roadway maintenance needs on State highways to the appropriate ADOT District. Contact information for each district is at:, or email the ADOT Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator at [email protected].

Produced by the Arizona Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Steering Committee at the direction of the Arizona Department of Transportation and in coordination with agency representatives and users statewide.



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