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
DateTue 24th Jul 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills - basic
Jeremy Hodges
LocationBlack Watch Memorial
Taybridge Drive, Aberfeldy
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 26th Jul 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills - basic
Jeremy Hodges
LocationRecreation Ground Pavillion
Ferry Road, Pitlochry
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
Book
DateThu 16th Aug 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills
Jeremy Hodges
LocationNorth Car Park
Atholl Street, Dunkeld
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 21st Aug 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills
Jeremy Hodges
LocationBlack Watch Memorial
Taybridge Drive, Aberfeldy
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateThu 23rd Aug 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorEssential Cycling Skills
Jeremy Hodges
LocationRecreation Ground Pavillion
Ferry Road, Pitlochry
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book
DateMon 27th Aug 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans Staff-Essential Cycling Skills (Private)
Brian Salvona
Location Sustrans Edinburgh
Rosebery House
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateWed 5th Sep 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorSustrans-Scottish Parliament-Essential Cycling Skills (Private)
Brian Salvona
LocationScottish Parliament
Edinburgh
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book