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Beginner and basic cycle skills

Knowing how to control your bike safely and effectively helps develop your cycling confidence. We offer beginner and basic cycle skills sessions for adults to prepare you for cycling on the road.

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Beginner cycle skills

If you are a complete beginner, you are not alone! Many people are in the same position as you and we aim to get you cycling within two sessions.

Basic cycle skills

Our basic cycle skills course is perfect if you can ride a bike unaided, but need better control skills before going out on the roads. This course is covered in two sessions.

Learning as a group in a relaxed and enjoyable off-road space is great fun, and our patient and encouraging instructors will help you master a range of useful skills and cycling techniques. Bicycles are available for you to use, but you will need to bring your own helmet should you wish to wear one. 

Am I eligible to join an adult cycle skills session?

Anyone aged 18 or over who lives, works or studies in Islington is entitled to attend one beginner’s course and one basic course. After this, and once you can confidently control a bike, you are entitled to two free one-to-one sessions on the road.

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