Cycle Training

Cycle training is available locally and is great way to gain the skills and confidence to enjoy cycling in Peterborough.

Cycle Training for Childrencycletraining

Cycling is a fun and healthy way for children to travel, and it also gives them freedom and independence. Travelchoice provides Bikeability cycle training courses to children and adults in Peterborough. Our instructors are enthusiastic cyclists qualified to National Standard and train year 6, 7 and 8 pupils across the city. Visit our Bikeability page for more details.

Cycle Training for Adults

Whatever your ability, get back in the saddle with Travelchoice’s National Standard adult cycle training. Since March 2009 Travelchoice have been offering cycle training for adults; so if you have never ridden a bike before, or if it has been a while since you last cycled around Peterborough why not have a free lesson?

Travelchoice 4th (375)Whether you would like to gain confidence to cycle to work, or just go on leisurely rides on the Green Wheel, Travelchoice’s scheme will be able to cater for you, with three different training options:

Level 1

This level is taught in a traffic-free environment and pupils learn the basics of how to control their bike and make an off-road trip, on cycle paths for instance.

Level 2

This level is covered on quiet roads but in real traffic conditions. Pupils achieving Level 2 will be able to make a trip in light traffic.

Travelchoice 4th (320)Level 3

This level introduces more advanced traffic systems (such as roundabouts and multi-lane roads), incorporates other road features (for example; traffic lights), and takes place on busier roads.

This training is open to anyone living in Peterborough and can take place at a location best suited to you. The first lesson, of 90 minutes is free of charge, with subsequent lessons costing £15 per hour.

How to apply

If you are interested you can view the Adult Cycle Training Leaflet and download the Adult Cycle Training Consent Form whcih has to be filled, signed and sent to the Travelchoice team on the following address:

Travelchoice team
Peterborough Highway Services
Growth and Regeneration Directorate
Peterborough City Council
Town Hall
Peterborough
PE1 1HQ
Alternatively email travelchoice@peterborough.gov.uk for further information.

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