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 28th Aug 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills (Beginner to Intermediate)
David Miller
LocationTransition University of St Andrews
Observatory Workshop, University of St Andrews, Buchanan Road, St Andrews
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 29th Aug 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorHES ECS course (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationHistoric Environment Scotland Head Office
Longmore House, Salisbury Place, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateThu 29th Aug 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills (Intermediate to Advanced)
David Miller
LocationTransition University of St Andrews
Observatory Workshop, University of St Andrews, Buchanan Road, St Andrews
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 2nd Sep 2019Course 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
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DateMon 9th Sep 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff-Essential Cycling Skills (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateSat 21st Sep 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skillls @ Stirling High first (Private)
Andrew Abbess
Location
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 1
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateSat 21st Sep 2019Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorStirling High essential cycling skillls second course (Private)
Andrew Abbess
Location
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 1
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FREE
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