Essential Cycling Skills

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Essential Cycling Skills (ECS) – a suite of resources to help boost the confidence of those new to or returning to cycling and give them the necessary skills to negotiate on-road journeys.

Essential Cycling Skills is a two and a half hour session that will support you to develop::

  • Bike handling skills
  • Confidence on-road
  • Road side repair knowledge

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.