Cycling Proficiency levels 1 and 2

Duration 1 Day

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is perfect for anybody who can ride a bike and would like to start cycling on the road. Our fully qualified trainer can teach up to three delegates per day.

Learning Objectives

  • Use gears correctly
  • Carry out a simple bike check
  • Stop quickly and safely with control
  • Understand how and when to signal intentions to other road users
  • Understand the importance of where to ride on roads being used
  • Turn left and right into minor and major roads
  • Make decisions and understand safe riding strategy
  • How to navigate mini roundabouts
  • Going straight from a minor road to a minor road at a crossroads.

Course Content

  • Understand safety equipment and clothing
  • Looking and being aware of things around you, including behind, without loss of control
  • Controlling the bike safely with one hand
  • Using gears
  • Passing parked and slower moving vehicles
  • Passing side roads
  • Making U turns
  • Basic coverage of the highway code (road signs and markings)
  • Choosing and changing lanes
  • Turn left at a mini/single lane roundabout
  • Turn right at a mini/single lane roundabout
  • Go straight ahead at a mini/single lane roundabout
  • Using cycle lanes.