Bike Safety


Check out 12 Tips for Safe Cycling from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. (Note: #1 (helmets), #7 (bells) and #9 (1 meter) are good practices but not laws in our region. 1 meter is approximately 3 feet. The Washington State Driver Guide advises that drivers "allow at least three feet of space when overtaking or passing a bicycle".

Looking for more info? Check out the following resources and videos from the League of American Bicyclists on safe bicycling, selecting equipment, sharing the trail, and more.

Smart Cycling Tips

Smart Cycling Videos

Apple Capital Loop Trail Park and Trail Ettiquete

The Apple Capital Loop Trail or "Loop Trail" is a popular trail along the Columbia River in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. Check out the Chelan PUD's trail tips and etiquette website for info and to view the "Don't Be Those Guys" campaign videos.


My City Bikes Local App

New to cycling? The My City Bikes App is a beginner guide for bicycling. There is a local app for Wenatchee.

Download the App