Adult Cycle Training

The road safety team offer free adult cycle training to all adults who live, work or study within Newcastle. The variety of training ranges from complete beginners who have never had the opportunity to learn to ride a bike, to competent cyclists who are keen to develop their skills. These sessions take place 10:00am - 12:00am and 13:00pm - 15:00pm Monday to Thursday and every other Saturday at Walker Activity Dome.

Learn to Ride (Adults)

Training for those who cannot ride a bicycle and would like to cycle as a regular activity. Experienced Instructors help develop balance and skills to ride a short distance comfortably. Available to people 16 years and over who live, work or study in Newcastle.

Adult Level 1

This is designed for people who are new or returning to cycling, lacking in confidence or looking to develop their skills. Trainees will develop the skills to ride short, off road distances and improve their all-round cycling ability.

Adult Level 2

Level 2 is for people who are competent cyclists off road but are keen to develop their riding skills on road. Trainees will develop the skills to ride safety in traffic and for day to day journeys on quiet roads. 

Adult Level 3

For competent cyclists who regularly ride on the road and in traffic but are keen to develop their riding skills in busier traffic environments and for the day to day cycling commute. Trainees will receive 1:1 tuition with an experienced Instructor on a busy route relevant to the trainee.

Adult cycle training sessions can be booked by emailing cyclinginthecity@newcastle.gov.uk or contacting Yvette on 07779725339 or Les on 07970623213.

Social Cycle Rides

Additionally, Active Newcastle run a number of social bicycle rides every week to encourage more people to cycle for travel or leisure. For more information visit www.activenewcastle.co.uk/find-activity

 

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