Bicycle Safety & Education

Smart Cycling Videos

The League of American Bicyclists provides smart cycling videos to  help you understand how to ride safely, improve comfort, find the right bike and gear, and your rights as a bicyclist.

Bike Lanes in Mankato

A short video to explain and illustrate the various bike lanes in the greater Mankato area.

Smart Cycling Tips

The League of American Bicyclists provides various tips on smart cycling.

BikeMN - Education Courses

BikeMN uses the Smart Cycling Curriculum developed by the League of American Bicyclists.

MN Bicycling Handbook

The Minnesota Bicycling Handbook is meant to help bicyclists use Minnesota's roads and trails safely and enjoyably. 

Hand Signals

Hand signals are given by cyclists and some motorists to indicate their intentions to other traffic

Winter Cycling Tips

Steps to keep your bike primed during the winter months.

Mankato Guide for Bicyclists (PDF)

Understanding bicycle infrastructure in the Greater Mankato area

MN State Bike Laws - Bike League

The following information highlights 13 areas of law that may minimize that risk and have the potential to reduce conflicts between bikes and cars (and other traffic

Minnesota Bike Laws -

The following is a summary of the Minnesota Statutes (2014) pertaining to bicyclists.