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
DateSun 26th Mar 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorCancelled Sustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Napier, Craiglochart-Beginner-Intermediate
Brian Salvona
Location
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
Book
DateSun 26th Mar 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Napier, Craiglochart-Intermediate-Advanced
Brian Salvona
LocationNapier University
219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
Book
DateFri 31st Mar 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Heriot Watt-Beginner-Intermediate
Brian Salvona
LocationHeroit Watt
Edinburgh Campus, Currie
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 4th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-napier, Sighthill-Beginner Intermediate
Brian Salvona
LocationNapier University
9 Sighthill Court, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateWed 5th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Napier, Sighthill-Intermediate-Advanced
Brian Salvona
LocationNapier University
9 Sighthill Court, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateFri 7th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Scottish Parliament-Beginner-Intermediate
Brian Salvona
LocationScottish Parliament
Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
Book
DateMon 10th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Napier, Sighthill-Beginner-Intermediate
Brian Salvona
LocationNapier University
9 Sighthill Court, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateWed 12th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-napier, Sighthill-Intermediate-Advanced
Brian Salvona
LocationNapier University
9 Sighthill Court, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateWed 19th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills
Bill Ross
LocationNHS Meridian Court
5 Cadogan street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 21st Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorHeart Tay Heart - Adult Cycling/Come & Try Session (ECS)
Marianne Scott
LocationHeart Tay Heart - Slessor Gardens
South Crichton Street, Dundee
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 24
Places Left 24
FREE
Book
DateSat 22nd Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Commonwealth Pool-Beginner-Intermediate
Brian Salvona
LocationRoyal Commonwealth Pool
21 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
Book
DateSat 22nd Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Commonwealth Pool-Intermediate-Advanced
Brian Salvona
LocationRoyal Commonwealth Pool
21 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
Book
DateSun 23rd Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorPenicuik Cycling Group ECS
Cliff Smith
LocationBangholm Outdoor Centre
Craighall Gardens
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
£20
P/P
Book
DateMon 24th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essentail Cycling Skills-Edinburgh University, George Square-Beginner-Intermediate
Brian Salvona
LocationEdinburgh University
55-60 George Square, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateWed 26th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills-Scottish Parliament-Intermediate-Advanced
Brian Salvona
LocationScottish Parliament
Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
Book
DateThu 27th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills
Bill Ross
LocationNHS Meridian Court
5 Cadogan street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateFri 28th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorHeart Tay Heart - Adult Cycling/Come & Try Session (ECS)
Marianne Scott
LocationSlessor Gardens - Heart Tay Heart
South Crichton Street, Dundee
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 24
Places Left 24
FREE
Book
DateFri 28th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorHeart Tay Heart - Adult Cycling ECS - Come & Try Sessions
Marianne Scott
LocationHeart Tay Heart - Slessor Gardens
South Crichton Street, Dundee
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 24
Places Left 24
FREE
Book
DateFri 28th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential cycling Skills-Edinburgh University, George Square-Intermediate-Advanced
Brian Salvona
LocationUniversity of Edinburgh
55-60 George Square, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateSat 29th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorHeart Tay Heart (ECS) - Mask The Ride
Marianne Scott
LocationHeart Tay Heart (ECS) - Mask The Ride
South Crichton Street, Dundee
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 60
Places Left 60
FREE
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DateSun 30th Apr 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills Intermediate/Advanced
Andrew Caldwell
LocationEdinburgh University
55-60 George Square, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateSat 19th Aug 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorPenicuik Cycling Group ECS2
Cliff Smith
LocationBangholm Outdoor Centre
Craighall Gardens
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
£20
P/P
Book