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!
- 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
- 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 shirtBecome a Silver Level Ambassador
- 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
How much time have you spent volunteering as a Bike Ambassador?
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