Cub Scout Bicycling

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Cub Scout Bicycling has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
Belt Loop and Pin
Bicycling Sports Belt Loop
Bicycling Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)


Cub Scout Bicycling requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of safe bicycling to your den leader or adult partner.
  2. Demonstrate how to wear the proper safety equipment for bicycling.
  3. Show how to ride a bike safely. Ride for at least half an hour with an adult partner, your family, or den.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Bicycling belt loop, and complete requirement 1 below, and do four more of the following requirements:

  1. Make a chart to record at least 10 hours of bicycling. (Required)
  2. Participate in a pack, den, or community bike rodeo.
  3. Demonstrate how to repair a flat tire on a bicycle.
  4. Make a poster illustrating different types of early bikes and show it to your den.
  5. Give a demonstration to your den or pack on the proper use of safety equipment and gear.
  6. With the help of a parent or adult partner, register or reregister your bicycle.
  7. Go on a "bicycle hike" with your family or den. Obey traffic rules related to bicycling.
  8. Repair or restore a nonfunctioning bicycle to a safe condition. Include the installation of all proper safety devices.
  9. Visit a bicycle race or exhibition.
  10. Help set up a bike rodeo or bike competition for your pack.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #34299)

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Requirement resources

Belt Loop Requirement Resources

1, 2, 3. Bike Safety

Pin Requirement Resources

1. The Riding Chart you need is in the Cub Scout Bicycling Worksheet.
2. Bike Rodeo
3. Repair a flat tire on a bicycle.
4. Wikipedia: History of the Bicycle - Pedaling History - Bicycle History
5. Bike Safety
7. A "bicycle hike" is a bike ride of typically less than an hour for Cub Scouts.
8. Repairing: Bike Tires - Bike Chain - Bike Gears - Bike Handlebars - Bike Brakes - Bike Seat
10. Bike Rodeo

Related awards

Tiger Cub Scout
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Tiger Elective 37. Take a Bike Hike (bike ride) for Cub Scout Bicycling Pin requirement #7.
  • Tiger Elective 38. Visit a bicycle shop to learn how to fix a flat tire for Cub Scout Bicycling Pin requirement #3.
Wolf Cub Scout
  • 9e. Bike safety is the same as Cub Scout Bicycling Belt Loop requirement #1.
Bear Cub Scout
  • 14a. Know the rules for bike safety...register - See Bicycling Belt Loop requirement #1 & Pin #6
  • 14b. Learn to ride a bike... - See Bicycling Belt Loop requirement #3
  • 14d. Change a tire on a bicycle... - See Bicycling Pin requirement #3
  • 14f. Ride a bike for 1 mile... - See Bicycling Pin requirement #7
  • 14g. Plan and take a family bike hike. - See Bicycling Pin requirement #7
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Bicycling Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)

Sports-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal

External links

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