Adult Cycle Training
Would you like to learn to ride a bike, or refresh your cycling skills? We offer cycle training courses for beginners, or for those who have not cycled in a while and would like to get back on two wheels.
Courses are open to anyone over the age of 18, regardless of skill level. Get confident, stay in shape, save money and help the environment!
Courses in Leicester City
If you live in Leicester City and are within our Access Fund Boundary (see map), you could join one of our cycle training courses.
Choose from our Level 1 (beginner) and Level 2 (intermediate) courses, led by our friendly and qualified Cycling Instructors. Our 5-week courses cost just £10 and take place at Cossington Street Recreation Ground in Leicester.
We are able to offer a bike and helmet free of charge but encourage you to bring your own if possible.
We have currently suspended our cycle training courses in response to the coronavirus situation. In the meantime, email us to register your interest, and we will notify you when courses are available.
Courses in Leicestershire County
Alternatively, if you can’t commit to a 5 week course, Leicestershire County Council run intensive courses, you can choose from our full day programme or two half day sessions. These can be held in the morning or afternoon, whichever is best for you.
Courses are led by our friendly, qualified Cycling Instructors who will offer support and expertise to help you develop the skills necessary to learn to ride or build on your current skills, training will be tailored to suit your needs. Training takes place at County Hall, Glenfield, at a cost of £50 per person. We encourage you to bring your own bike and helmet where possible. If you don’t have either, we have a limited number available to borrow at no extra charge.
Our courses run at various points throughout the year. Please email us to register your interest or contact us on 0116 305 7233 and we will notify you when courses become available.
Alternatively, you can find the online booking form here
Cycle Maintenance Courses
Cycle maintenance courses are run by Future Cycles Training and range from one-off sessions to courses giving professionally-recognised bike mechanic qualifications. This training facility is based at Pilot House, accessed from Duke Street, Leicester LE1 6RN. Find more information, visit the website or call Future Cycles Training on 07793206265.
Well done to all of our #Leicestershire schools that have completed their #Bikeability training this year 🚲 Whilst we are sad that we didn't get to celebrate this year, we look forward to next year. Bring on Schools Ride 2021! 🥳🎉
As the Schools' Ride is a celebration, it is only fitting that we hand out certificates for taking part! 🏆🏅 This year, we would like to congratulate all #Leicester and #Leicestershire schools who completed their Level 2 @BikeabilityUK training! 👏
At the Schools' Ride, we are never short of entertainment😀 In recent years we have had comedy from @ComedyClub4Kids, appearances by Strider from @livingstreets, and the crew from Extreme Mountain Bike Show @dannybutler1986 🚴♂️ And look at all those bikes! 🚲🚲 #SchoolsRide2020
🚲In recent years, Filbert Fox 🦊 has led our Schools' Ride from Bede Park to @LeicsCathedral. Our friends at @ATCLeicester are always on hand to help us to safely navigate through the city centre! Look at the glorious sunshine we have had in previous years!☀️ #SchoolsRide2020
All of our school groups usually gather in #Leicester's Bede Park, where we are often joined by @CentralLeicsNPA who help us cycle through the city safely 👮🚲 Our friend, @LCFC Filbert Fox 🦊is also there to greet us! #SchoolsRide2020