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Be a Bike Ambassador

We want northern Colorado to be the safest place to ride a bike, whether on the street or a trail. You can help by becoming a Bicycle Ambassador and sharing your knowledge about safe riding with others.

The Bicycle Ambassador Program has three tiers: Bronze, Silver and Gold. Everyone enters at the Bronze Level, which is easy to achieve, so become an ambassador today!

  • Requirements

    • Read the “Colorado Bicycling Manual: A Guide to Safe Cycling” and successfully complete (you must get 80% correct) the BAP Safety Test.
    • Complete Volunteer Application, Code of Conduct, Liability Release and Volunteer Agreement.
    • Complete BAP Member Orientation within six months of becoming an Ambassador.


    • Work at community events (e.g., staffing booths, sharing bicycling safety materials)
    • Promote safe cycling on the streets and trails.
    • Advocate on safe cycling issues.
    • Collect & report information on engineering deficiencies and report them to the appropriate municipalities’ staff.

    Freebie: Bicycle Ambassador T-shirt ( to be worn while staffing events or other BAP-approved activities)

    Become a Bronze Level Ambassador
  • Requirements

    • Complete Bronze Level membership requirements
    • Interview with a BAP team member
    • Complete Smart Cycling and shadow another Ambassador before teaching classes

    Responsibilities—All Bronze Level responsibilities, plus:

    • Assist with Smart Cycling bike handling skills drills and rides
    • Give BAP-approved bicycle safety presentations
    • Assist with guided rides

    Freebie: BAP tech shirt

    Become a Silver Level Ambassador
  • Requirements

    • Complete all Silver Level membership requirements
    • Complete League Cycling Instructor training
    • Serve at a minimum of 20 hours as a Bicycle Ambassador

    Responsibilities—All Silver Level responsibilities, plus:

    • Teach cycling safety and other cycling related courses
    • Lead guided rides
    Become a Gold Level Ambassador
  • How much time have you spent volunteering as a Bike Ambassador?

    Report time

  • Find Ambassador resources and FAQs.

    Ambassador Portal