Bike League LCI Training Scholarship and Workshop Details

GoTriangle is providing a limited number of $250 scholarships for the upcoming certification class for League of American Bicyclists (LAB). The Licensed Certified Instructor (LCI) course costs $350 before February 27 and has pre-requisites.

Please remember you  MUST COMPLETE the prerequisite course of Smart Cycling 101. The class is February 22nd, and it costs $25. You can register for a limited number of spots using this link

Scholarship Application

The LCI training will be at the Walnut Creek Wetland Center in Raleigh,  March 26 - 28: 5-9pm Thursday; 8am-one hour after sunset Friday; 8am-3pm Saturday. For questions about the training please contact Suzette Morales at smorales@wakeforestnc.gov or (919) 435-9512.

Visit this link for our FAQ and to register for the LCI Training.

NC Biking Rules of the Road

In North Carolina, bicyclists have the same rights and duties as motorists and are subject to traffic vehicle laws. Some laws changed in 2016. For a complete list of NC bike laws, visit ncdot.gov/bikeped/lawspolicies

Follow these Rules of the Road to help keep you and your loved ones safe. Información en Español

  • Ride predictably.
  • Ride defensively.
  • Follow ALL traffic laws – bicycles are vehicles in North Carolina.
  • Always ride in the same direction as traffic and as far to the right as practicable.
  • Indicate your turns by pointing left or right.
  • Scan behind you before changing lanes.
  • Do not filter up by stopped cars at intersections. 
  • Avoid swerving between parked cars.
  • Make eye contact with motorists, especially at intersections and driveways.
  • Give an audible warning to pedestrians when approaching from behind.
  • Be safe, be visible.
  • Don’t wear headphones while riding.
  • Wear a properly fitted helmet and replace after any impact or crash.
  • Find a well-fitted bike.
  • Wear brightly colored or reflective clothing.
  • Use hand signals for turning:

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Also, North Carolina law requires children under age 16 to wear a helmet and for bicyclists at night to have a white front headlight, a rear reflector and a red rear light or reflective clothing visible from 300 feet.

Changes were made to NC's bike laws in July 2016:

  • Drivers can pass bicycles in no-passing zones if the motorist gives a berth of at least 4 feet and if the cyclist is not making a left turn. 
  • Cyclists must have a front and rear light – or wear a reflective vest or clothing that is visible from at least 300 feet to the rear. 
  • Clarified hand signals.
  • Stiffer penalties for aggressive drivers.

Resources for safe riding