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 22nd May 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorPrivate course ECS Pilot (Private)
Kelly Fry
LocationPerth Bike Station
284 High St, Perth
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 1
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FREE
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DateWed 22nd May 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills Perth Bike Station (Private)
Kelly Fry
LocationPerth Bike Station
284 High St, Perth
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 2
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FREE
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DateWed 29th May 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & Instructor1:1 Kinross free
Kelly Fry
Location
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateThu 13th Jun 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycle Skills Perth
Kelly Fry
LocationPerth Bike Station
284 High St, Perth
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 13th Jun 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycle Skills Loch Leven
Kelly Fry
LocationLoch Leven Cycles
High Street, Kinross
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateSat 15th Jun 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills - Fife
Neil Daly
LocationPitreavie Primary School
Pitcorthie Drive
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
£20
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DateWed 19th Jun 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorLoch Leven 1:1 free
Kelly Fry
LocationLoch Leven Cycles
205 High Street, Kinross
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateSat 29th Jun 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorWheels Cycling Centre Callander ECS
Andrew Abbess
LocationWheels Cycling Centre
Invertrossachs Rd, Callander
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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