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 2nd Mar 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff-Essential Cycling Skills Levels 2 & 3 (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateWed 4th Mar 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorKeep Scotland Beautiful (Private)
Phil Jones
LocationKeep Scotland Beautiful
Glendevon House, The Castle Business Park, Stirling
Local AuthorityStirlingCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateSun 15th Mar 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills (Private)
Kat Brown
LocationMadoch centre
St Madoes
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateMon 16th Mar 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff Essential Cycling Skills (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateWed 18th Mar 2020Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorKeep Scotland Beautiful 2 (Private)
Phil Jones
LocationKeep Scotland Beautiful
Glendevon House, The Castle Business Park, Stirling
Local AuthorityStirlingCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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