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
DateWed 20th Sep 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorD&G NHS and Council staff (Basic)
Rhian Davies
LocationGarage 26 @ The hospital residences
3 Maryfield Terrace, Dumfries
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 4
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateSat 30th Sep 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills Dundee
Brian Salvona
LocationLochee Park
Ancrum Road, Dundee
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateSat 7th Oct 2017Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Essential Cycling Skills + Roadside Repairs
Brian Salvona
LocationGlasgow Green Football Centre
28 Kings Drive, Glasgow
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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