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 24th Sep 2018Course 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 1
FREE
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DateSun 30th Sep 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorOpen to all Essential Cycling Skills at The Crichton
Rhian Davies
LocationCrichton Hall
Bankend Road, Dumfries
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 1st Oct 2018Course TypeEssential Cycling Skills Course Title & InstructorWomens Only ECS Scottish Borders
craig Hardie
LocationGunknowe Loch Tweedbank
Tweedbank
Local AuthorityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
£15
P/P
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DateMon 15th Oct 2018Course 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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