Essential Cycling Skills

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Overview

This is a practical course for those who want to develop their confidence on a bicycle. It provides you with the necessary skills to negotiate on road journeys. The course covers the following: bike handling, cycling with confidence on the road and roadside repairs. 


Minimum Age

16
  

What skills do I need?

You don’t need any specific skills other than the desire to be more confident on your bicycle.


How long does it take?

This is usually a 2-3 hour session.


What will I need?

You will need access to a bicycle in working order and clothes appropriate for the weather.


What will it cost?

The course costs £20 per person. 


What's next?

Once you have completed Essential Cycling Skills you should have improved confidence to make everyday trips by bike. You may be inspired to complete some of our other training courses to develop as a leader or instructor. 

Course Dates

DateCourse TypeCourse Title & InstructorLocationLocal AuthorityCapacity & Availability£ CostBook
DateMon 23rd Apr 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff-Essential Cycling Skills (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
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FREE
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DateTue 24th Apr 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorUrban Rider SG (Private)
Baligh Shaar
Location
65 Greendyke Street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateFri 27th Apr 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills, The Bike Library (Private)
Kirsty McCarter
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateTue 15th May 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorRothesay ECS
Allan Dunlop
LocationRothesay House
Glenrothes
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateTue 5th Jun 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorUoD ISE - Learn to Ride - Active Living (Private)
Keith Stocker
LocationRiverside Sports Grounds, Institute of Sport & Exercise (ISE), Uni of Dundee
Riverside Drive,, Dundee
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 24
Places Left 24
FREE
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DateSun 21st Apr 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorCANCELLED-Sustrans Nth. Ayrshire-Essential Cycling Skills & Roadside Repairs (Private)
Brian Salvona
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Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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