Cycle Training

Like waking up from a real bad dream
Suddenly everything is OK,
The storm has passed, the sun is shining,
yeah August 8th is a beautiful day!

– NOFX, August 8th

We’ve got cycle training almost every day this August, not just the 8th! Whether you want to learn to ride, or give your skills a summer tune-up, our instructors can help you gain the confidence to ride happily and comfortably on the roads.

We teach three levels of cycle training:

  • Level 1a – Taught at an off-the-road location, you will learn how to steer and balance on a bicycle.
  • Level 1b – Still taught off the road, you will learn the skills to control and master the bicycle, ready to move on to level 2.
  • Level 2 – You will get out on the roads! Level 2 gives you a real cycling experience so that you are able to deal with quiet roads and/or short journeys.
  • Level 3 – You will learn the skills to tackle a wider variety of traffic conditions. When you reach level 3 standard you will be able to deal with all types of road conditions and more challenging traffic situations.

All three levels can be taught in a few 2-hour chunks spread over a few weeks. We mainly teach on a one-to-one basis – one instructor and one trainee (that’s you!) at a time. Get in touch if you’d like to arrange a group training session.

Everyone starts at level 1. Sometimes the whole session is spent off the road mastering the control skills, but sometimes it’s just a 10 minute ‘checkover’; it depends on your experience and ability. See the map below for starting locations around Oxford.

Rates are £35 per hour of instruction with one of our National Standard accredited instructors.

We are currently taking part in
BBR2016

Book now!

The bulk of our cycle training sessions fall during weekdays, with a couple on weekends – click to view the sessions still available in August and those coming up in September. See below for a map of the locations where our training sessions start. Rates are £35 per hour of instruction.

If you’ve got a question about cycle training, please check out our Cycle Training FAQs. If you’d like to book a session outside of our schedule please call us on 07551 711 746 or send us a message.

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