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Free Cycle Trianing

Free Cycle Trianing

Free cycle training for children and adults who live, study or work in Newcastle upon Tyne

Due to the increasing popularity of our school holiday events, Newcastle City Council Road

Safety will be holding six days of free cycle training at The Hub, Newcastle Quayside. The

two hour training sessions will be available to children and adults from 6 years who study,

live or work in Newcastle upon Tyne, and it’s free!

We will be offering off road sessions of Learn to Ride and Level 1 Bikeability. Bikeability is a

National Standards for cycle training, further information can be found at bikeability.org.uk/ .

If you are looking to develop your confidence on the road, we offer other training sessions,

please speak with one of our Instructors for alternative dates for training.

Learn to ride is suitable for complete beginners and will be tailored to the ability and pace

of the trainees.

Level 1 Bikeability new riders learn to control and master their bikes in a space away

from traffic. This is aimed at those who can set off, pedal and stop. The course focuses on

perfecting bike handling skills such as stopping in control, using gears and signalling.

Where and when

• Dates: Mon 30th July 2018

Tue 31st July 2018

Wed 1st Aug 2018

Thu 2nd Aug 2018

Mon 6th Aug 2018

Tue 7th Aug 2018

Wed 8th Aug 2018

Thu 9th Aug 2018

• Time: 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00-15.00

• Age: Adults and children 6 years+

• Location: The Hub, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1BU

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants will need to provide a bike and

helmet unless arranged with our Instructors. Refreshments are available to purchase at The

Hub.

For further information or to book:

Email: cyclinginthecity@newcastle.gov.uk

Phone: Yvette on 07779725339 or Cheryl on 0191 2115961

You can also visit www.letsride.co.uk to book your place.