Cub Scout Sports:
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may
complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community
environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners.
Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.
Requirements for the Bicycling Sports Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Explain the rules of safe bicycling to your den leader or adult
- Demonstrate the correct fit of a bicycle helmet
- Show how to ride a bike safely, using all hand signals and
following all safety and traffic rules. Ride for at least half an
hour with an adult partner, your family, or your den.
Requirements for the Bicycling Sports Pin
Earn the Bicycle belt loop, complete requirement 1 below, and do four
- Record on a chart at least 25 hours of bicycling. (Required)
- Participate in a pack, den, or community bike rodeo.
- Demonstrate how to repair a flat tire on a bicycle.
- Make a poster illustrating different types of early bikes and show
it to your den.
- Demonstrate to your den or pack the use of proper bicycling safety
- With the help of a parent or adult partner, register or reregister
- Go on a "bicycle hike" with your family or den. Obey
traffic rules related to bicycling.
- Repair or restore a nonfunctioning bicycle to a safe condition.
Include the installation of all proper safety devices.
- Visit a bicycle race or exhibition.
- Help set up a bike rodeo or bike competition for your pack.
General Sports Requirements
Following are the requirements for earning the Sports belts loops and
|Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and
Webelos Scouts (not adults).
|The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned
under BSA range-trained supervision. The BB-gun shooting loop and
pin must be earned at a BSA facility range.
|Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts with disabilities.
|Webelos Scouts may earn a belt loop or pin a second time to
qualify for Webelos activity badges.
|Boys may earn belt loops more than once; however, leaders should
encourage boys to try different requirements and earn the pin. Packs
should have a clear policy in place about whether the pack or the
boy's family is responsible for the cost of awards earned more than
Cub-Safe Bicycling Resources for Kids
|BikeAbout - this
fascinating group bicycled completely around the Mediterranean,
making school visits and publishing their logs and information on
the web in order to increase international cooperation and
Tour de France - daily race coverage from USA Today.
Museum of America - if you thought your bike was an antique,
check out these models from 1810 to the present!
|Bicycle Transit Authority -
learn how to fix your bike, best places to ride and more.
- learn about the sport, read about your favorite cyclists, find out
about upcoming races, and more.
|Bike Gallery - an
introduction to custom bike fitting from this store in Portland,
Ride for Life - find out about this bike ride from Oceanside to
Malibu on March 18-19, 2000 to raise money to find a cure for breast
Country Cyclist - follow the adventures of these fifth graders
who biked from Oregon to Virginia, following the trail of Lewis and
Clark and keeping a travelogue along the way.
|Cycling.org - the global cycling
Convissor: Bicycles - information on helmet legislation, riding
techniques, and bike safety related issues.
|International Human Powered
Vehicle Association - get information on records and race
results, HPV photos and movies, and answers to questions about these
human powered creations that can go almost 70 mph.
|Lehigh Valley Velodrome -
check out this arena where racers compete on bicycles with
incredibly narrow tires and no brakes!
Bicycle History Archive of America - read about bikes from your
grandparents' day and check out some cool photos.
|Pearl Izumi - get the
scoop on this company's active wear, such as custom biking jerseys.
Riding's Tips on Road Cycling Skills and Techniques - including
how to get better, going up and down hills, cornering, shifting
gears, and more.
Page - Australian site with information for kids about bike
safety, buses and cars, and other safety tips.
|Schwinn Bicycles - still
pedaling hard after 101 years.
Registry, The - make it easier to recover your bike if it's
stolen by registering it online!
|Trips for Kids - this
group provides bikes and outings to low-income children in Northern
|Velo News Interactive -
everything you want to know about professional cycling is here.|