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Ride Leader Training


April 23, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Ride Leader Training

The event is confirmed for 6 participants. Please join the waitlist by April 16 for Cycling BC to consider increasing the size of the module to 12 participants.

This combination theory/practical workshop is designed to help you lead weekly rides at your adult club. The module includes a 2-2.5 hour education call via Telus Business Connect (ZOOM) and concludes with a 3-hour outdoor skills session and practice ride. To achieve certification, submit your journal and EAP within seven days of our practice ride.

Basic Requirements:

  • Cycling BC Ride Leader Membership
    • $104/yr
    • $0 surcharge for Prov Race or UCI Race license holders
    • $11 surcharge for Cycling For All members


  1. Club Culture & Why Statements
  2. Ride Leader Responsibilities (Route Plan, Pre-Ride Briefing)
  3. Emergencies (Stoplight Method + What IFs)
  4. Safety and Hazards (Road & Trail)
  5. Communication (Signals, Etiquette, Formations)
  6. Outdoor Practice Ride (Everyone gets a chance to lead)


  • April 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Education Call via Telus Business Connect)
  • April 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Outdoor Ride @ Sidney, BC)

Next Steps:

  • Register and receive the Ride Leader JOURNAL and TEXTBOOK. Complete Questions 1-10.
  • Upload our route map to your bike computer: Route Maps
  • Email your completed Ride Leader Journal no later than 7 days after participating in the outdoor module to achieve certification and a completion certificate.


  • Please consider using fenders/mudguards if the weather is inclement.