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Stirling Cycle Training provides cycle training for adults and children in the Stirling, Clackmannan and Falkirk areas.

The cycle proficiency test is now called 'National Standards in Cycle Training' or ' Bikability Scotland ' and is a comprehensive 3 level training scheme developed by the Cycle Touring Club (CTC), Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents(RoSPA), Cycling Scotland, Cycling England, local authorities and independent cycling experts.

Stirling Cycle Training provide a range of training courses which all meet the National Standards in Cycle Training level 1-3 programme.

Whether you have never ridden before or are a regular road cyclist we aim to help you improve your skills on your bike.

Our instructors have Disclosure Scotland PVG (Police) checks and first aid qualifications.

Summer 2014 School Holiday specials.

We will be running on road cycling for beginners courses in Stirling during the school holidays. The 8 hour course will run for 2 hours a day, over four days.

Tuesday 8 July to Friday 11 July 2014 10.00 am - 12 noon

Tuesday 12 August to Friday 15 August 2014 10.00 am - 12 noon

Suitable for those aged 9 - 13 who can ride in control but have not done any previous cycle proficiency training or those who feel they need more practice to enable them to cycle safely on the road and manage real road conditions.

The courses will start in a traffic free area to learn how to do a bike safety check & equipment check; starting & stopping; cycling while looking over your shoulder; cycling while signalling; safe use of shared paths. We will then move on to quiet roads around Stirling High School & the Torbrex estate to learn & practice where to cycle in the road, passing parked cars, passing side roads, left & right turns, managing traffic calming pinch points and mini roundabouts.

Cost: £45 per person, must be booked and paid in advance.

For younger children we will be running slightly shorter courses. The 6 hour courses will run for 90 minutes a day, over four days.

Tuesday 8 July to Friday 11 July 2014 2.00pm - 3.30 pm

Tuesday 12 August to Friday 15 August 2014 2.00pm - 3.30 pm

Suitable for those aged 7 - 8 who can ride in control but have not done any previous cycle proficiency training. This will be similar to the course for 9-13 year olds but we expect to spend more time on bike control exercises and we will not progress onto mini roundabouts.

Recommended reading for the training is:

Cyclecraft by John Franklin

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Recommended reading for family cycling is:

The CTC guide to family cycling

The course will start in a traffic free area to learn how to do a bike safety check & equipment check; starting & stopping; slow riding incontrol, cornering, cycling while looking over your shoulder; cycling while signalling; safe use of shared paths. We will then move on to quiet roads around Stirling High School & the Torbrex estate to learn & practice where to cycle in the road, passing parked cars, passing side roads, left & right turns

Cost: £40 per person, must be booked and paid in advance.

Call O7966 2O1 519 for details and booking

Please complete this consent form.

Once your booking is confirmed:

Courses will meet at the Stirling High School side car park, off Torbrex Farm Road FK8 2PA at 9:45am or 1.45pm on the first day of the course. map

Don't forget to bring a bike in a safe, legal and rideable condition, waterproofs, a drink & a snack.

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