The Great Swindon Cycling Club
Summer is coming up and Cycling Now is gearing up to run their successful Great Swindon Cycling Club. We are intending to run the club every day of the school summer holidays with cycling adventures in and around Swindon underpinned by the National Standard for Cycle Training, and CTC Mountain Bike and Sky Ride Leadership Training. Our professional and enthusiastic Leaders are qualified and experienced National Standard Cycling Instructors, Mountain/Road Bike Leaders, 1st Aiders and Bike Mechanic. They all hold up to date Enhanced CRB and Insurance. Cycling Now is a government approved Bikeability Provider and has Employee Public Liability insurance.
A two day course where students learn the cycling skills on roads with light traffic. On completion of the course students gain a badge and certificate for Level 1 and Level 2.
With the aid of the Swindon Cycle Path Map we plan routes to take in as many Check Points as we can in the day. We stop for lunch.
Mountain Bike Trail
Spend a day exploring the mountain bike trail at the Croft Trial. We will learn the techniques used to tackle the trial terrain. We will demonstrate track side bike repairs and turn al the groups bikes.
We take the groups on trips in and around Swindon using mainly cycle paths. We have risk assessed route to Barbury Castle, Roves Farm, Cotswold Water Park, and Marlborough.
We run 2 sessions within one of the above days and demonstrate puncture repair, changing brake block, replace brake cables. Then we all have a go