Cycle training and events
For those of you who are now cycling as part of your daily exercise or commute to work (avoiding public transport) under the Government's COVID-19 guidance, can we please ask that you:
- follow the rules of the road (Highway Code)
- ride safely
- be mindful of your surroundings
- ride responsibly
- respect social distancing.
Redbridge Council is encouraging more residents to cycle, whether it's to work, school, the shops, or as part of a fun family outing. If you live, work or study in the borough, the following training is available to assist you in building your cycling confidence on our streets.
Whether you're new to cycling or just want to brush up on your skills, TfL has designed an online course that provides easy to follow tips and advice to get you going.
There are four short modules to try. When you've completed them, you will be rewarded with a 24-hour access code for Santander Cycles, with all 30-minute journeys included!
To complete the course, visit https://cycle-skillsonline.tfl.gov.uk/. You will need to register for a TfL account to access the modules.
You can take advantage of our free cycle training to help build your cycling confidence.
Whether you are a returning or an experienced cyclist, our cycle training sessions can help to improve your confidence and skills.
Training is available for:
Training can start from your home or any other convenient location.
Bikeability Cycle Training for Schools
All schools are able to apply for free 'Bikeability' level 1 and 2 cycle training for pupils aged 10 years and over.
The training teaches students:
- how to cycle safely on roads
- how to interact with other road users
- develops judgement and decision making skills when cycling.
For more information email: Smarter.Travel@redbridge.gov.uk