If you are keen on taking part in some free cycling activities this Easter, then you might be interested in the following information from Newcastle City Council Road Safety.
Due to the increasing popularity of our school holiday events, Newcastle City Council Road Safety will be holding six days of free cycle training at The Hub, Newcastle Quayside. The two hour training sessions will be available to children and adults from 8 years who study, live or work in Newcastle upon Tyne, and it’s free!
We will be offering off road sessions of Learn to Ride and Level 1 Bikeability. Bikeability is a National Standards for cycle training, further information can be found at bikeability.org.uk/ .
If you are looking to develop your confidence on the road, we offer other training sessions, please speak with one of our Instructors for alternative dates for training.
Learn to ride is suitable for complete beginners and will be tailored to the ability and pace of the trainees.
Level 1 Bikeability new riders learn to control and master their bikes in a space away from traffic. This is aimed at those who can set off, pedal and stop. The course focuses on perfecting bike handling skills such as stopping in control, using gears and signalling.
Where and when
Tuesday 3rd April
Thursday 5th April
Saturday 7th April
Tuesday 10th April
Thursday 12th April
Saturday 14th April
· Time: 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00-15.00
· Age: Adults and children 8 years+
· Location: The Hub, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1BU
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants will need to provide a bike and helmet unless arranged with our Instructors. Refreshments are available to purchase at The Hub.
For further information or to book:
Phone: Yvette on 07779725339 or
Visit www.letsride.co.uk to book your place