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 16th Dec 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff Essential Cycling Skills Levels 1 & 2 (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateWed 1st Jan 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorECS 1:1 - Bike Station Perth (Private)
Kelly Fry
LocationThe Bike Station Perth
284 High Street, Perth
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 1
FREE
Book
DateSun 12th Jan 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorECS Group - Bike Station Perth (Private)
Kat Brown
LocationThe Bike Station Perth
284 High Street, Perth
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateMon 13th Jan 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff Essential Cycling Skills Level 3 (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
Book
DateMon 20th Jan 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff Essential Cycling Skills Levels 1 & 2 (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateMon 27th Jan 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff Essential Cycling Skills Level 2 & 3 (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
Book