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Urban and advanced cycle skills

If you're a more experienced cyclist, you might want to improve your skills, confidence and techniques. Our urban and advanced sessions will help you build on your current abilities to make you a more efficient cyclist.

Urban cycle skills

You'll start in a safe, off-road environment to fine-tune your cycling technique and develop new skills before moving on to practise riding on quiet roads. Your qualified instructor will support you throughout to help you cycle with greater confidence.

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Advanced cycle skills

After a quick, off-road skill check, you'll work to improve your performance when dealing with complex junctions, heavy traffic or cycling at night. You will receive assurance that you're cycling efficiently and effectively.

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Am I eligible to join the urban and advanced sessions?

Anyone who lives, works or studies in Islington is entitled to two free cycle skills sessions. Each session lasts up to two hours. Bikes and helmets are available if required; please ask your instructor when they first contact you if you need a bike or a helmet.

We do not offer these one-to-one sessions for children and young people aged under 18.

Improve your skills and cycle better

We can help you plan the best routes to work, to friends’ houses or wherever you want to go, and we can incorporate these routes into your sessions. By working through a progressive set of skills we aim to get you cycling more safely and with greater confidence on the roads.

Please visit our family cycle skills page to find out more about our training for under-18s. If your children are new to cycling, please book a holiday course on our school holiday Bikeability page.

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