Courses are being run as follows:
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Bikeability Level 1 is an off road course and is suitable for those who have just learned to ride and no longer use stabilisers. Our instructors develop road cycling and safety skills through explanation, demonstration and practical exercises off road in preparation for our Bikeability Level 2 on road training.
The instructors, during the training, will introduce the 'systematic routines' set out in the National Standard for Cycling:
The course covers:
The training takes place in a traffic-free area, usually the school playground or hard area, and the exercises are designed to improve your child’s balance and control skills. Please note that this course is not suitable for non riders.
At the end of the course, trainees receive abadge and a certificate The certificate will show which skills they have successfully demonstrated.
Then you must ask your parent, carer or guardian who is aged over 18 to make this booking on your behalf.
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As a starting point, people who do the course need to be able to ride a little without using stabilisers.
If you can't ride a bike at all, or need to use stabilisers, please consider our 'Learn to Ride' course. If, on the other hand, you can ride quite well and want to ride on the road, then please have a look at our 'Level 2' course.
Your child's cycle must be roadworthy. Could you check it before the training, please. The ABC check (external link, opens in a new window) is the quickest check, and the M check (external link, opens in new window) is more thorough. BMX bikes must have both brakes fitted.
Our Instructors are authorised to make minor adjustments, with your child's consent, such as adjusting saddle height, but they are not cycle mechanics.
British law does not compel cyclists of any age to wear helmets but rule 59 of the Highway Code states: 'You should wear a cycle helmet that conforms to current regulations, is the correct size and securely fastened. Evidence suggests that a correctly fitted helmet will reduce your risk of sustaining a head injury in certain circumstances.'
We recommend that your child wears a helmet. Please also check to see if your school has rules about wearing helmets.
If your child will be wearing a cycle helmet please make sure it is correctly fitted (external link, opens in a new window) prior to the course.
We ask this to ensure we cover all welfare needs
We want to provide inclusive cycle training. Please help with the following information and the cycle training team will liaise with the school to see if extra support is needed.
Does your child have a special educational need or disability (SEND) that may affect their:
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