This is a free, 2.5 hour practical cycle skills training session, commissioned by the City of Boroondara.
This course is run by a female instructor and is especially for women wanting to gain confidence riding a bike. In a traffic free environment participants will learn basic but essential bike control skills including smooth starting, stopping, using gears, scanning, signalling and emergency stops.
There will be discussion on planning a riding route, riding assertively, road positioning and bike maintenance basics. Maximum of 7 places.
What do I need to bring?
- Your bicycle (must be roadworthy)
- Your helmet
- Runners or similar closed-toe footwear
- A brightly-coloured top or hi-vis vest
- Sun/weather protection
- Bottle of water
- A small snack (optional)
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Contact Georgie on 0432 291 775 or email@example.com
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. The instructor will have registration details of participants.
What if the weather is poor?
In the event of very hot (over 35 deg celcius), very wet or very windy weather the session may be postponed at the instructor’s discretion and you will be notified by phone at least 2 hours before the event.