Adult Cycle Training

Adult Cycle Training

Kent County Council’s short courses for adults have been developed using the national standards for cycle instruction and are delivered by qualified instructors.

Find your Pedals — Starting to Ride

Suitable for anyone wanting to start riding a bicycle, this course will give you the skills and courage to get out there. It includes getting on and off the bike, balancing and making the bike go where you want.

Pedals Primed — Coming back to Cycling

It’s true you never forget how to ride a bicycle but a practical, off road session to get you back up to speed will help give you the confidence to start riding again regularly. It includes manoeuvring, using the gears, riding confidently and being able to stop safely. This session also includes some basic safety checks and is suitable for leisure cyclists as well as those wanting to cycle on the road.

Pedals Ready Push — Confidence Booster

Beginning to cycle for work or pleasure but unsure how to share the road safely with other vehicles and pedestrians? This short course will include important manoeuvres and key safety messages to increase your knowledge and give you the skills to cycle alongside other road users. Includes overtaking parked cars, using junctions, signalling and understanding where to ride on the road.

Pedals Ready Plus — Advanced Cycling

For cyclists already commuting to work or cycling regularly on the road, this intensive course tackles cycling on busy roads and through complex junctions including roundabouts and multi-lane systems. Gain confidence cycling during rush hour, improve your road position and filtering skills. Cycle with an instructor and get practical advice and cycling experience that will assure your position as a cyclist.

Prices and booking

Prices start from £20 per session.
To take part in any of our training courses you will need a roadworthy bicycle. We also recommend the use of a helmet.

For more information e-mail: cycletraining@kent.gov.uk
Or go to: http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and- outdoor-activities/cycling/cycle-training

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