9-14 years Bikeability

Bikeability Cycling Training is for young people 9-14 years old. It covers a range of skills controlling and mastering your bike to dealing with difficult traffic situations:

  • Held at Halifax, Illingworth and Todmorden fire stations
  • Bikes and helmets are available
  • Run over two days (covers Level 1 and 2)
  • Free of charge
  • Includes a badge and certificate on successful completion

Level 1

You learn to control and master your bike. The training takes place in an environment away from cars or traffic – usually in a playground or closed car park. You will gain basic cycle control skills including starting and pedalling, stopping, manoeuvring, signalling and using the gears on your bike.

Level 2

You will get out on the roads! You will get real cycling experience so that you are able to deal with traffic on short journeys, such as cycling to school.

Level 3

You will be able to deal with all types of road conditions and more challenging traffic situations. The course covers dealing with hazards, making ‘on-the-move’ risk assessments and planning routes for safer cycling. Age 11-14 only. This course lasts 2 days.

Courses and booking

For details of our courses see  Do Something! If you just want to book please telephone 01422 341527.

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