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Free cycling lessons

Cycle training for children and young people

Throughout the year we run cycle training courses targeted at young people aged up to 11 years old - from beginners to those looking to improve their skills on two wheels. More information about the type of training can be found on the Bikeability official website.

Cycle skills in Havering

Whether you're a first-time rider or a regular cyclist looking to improve your skills, we provide free, tailored courses to suit your individual abilities and goals. Anybody who lives, works or studies in the borough is encouraged to sign up for cycle training services with Cycle Confident.

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Training offered

  • Basic cycle skills - Learn to cycle with a free session tailored to you. You'll practice in a safe, off-road environment with a fully qualified instructor. In a session you'll learn the basics, build skills and gain confidence to navigate your local area.
  • Urban cycle skills​ - Improving your cycling skills and confidence with a free session tailored to you. You'll start in a safe, off-road environment to refresh your cycling technique and develop new skills before moving on to practice on quiet roads. Your qualified instructor will support you throughout to help you cycle more confidently.
  • Advanced cycle skills - Perfect your cycling techniques with a free one-to-one session from a fully qualified trainer. Improve your performance when dealing with complex junctions, heavy traffic or cycling at night and receive assurance that you are cycling efficiently and effectively. Sessions are tailored to your needs and fully funded by TfL.
  • Family cycle skills - Gain confidence and learn skills to cycle as a family with a free family cycling session. In the session a qualified instructor will teach you how to cycle with children, using quiet routes and parks. These sessions offer the opportunity to build on, or prepare for Bikeability skills taught in schools.

You can contact Cycle Confident on 020 3031 6730 or 

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