Adult Cycle Training

We have a limited number of Adult Cycle Training sessions – fully funded through Cycling Scotland – available.

Book a session here.

Adult Cycle Training is a series of practical cycling courses for adults – from Absolute Beginners to Advanced Commuters – and is a great opportunity to learn or refresh your practical cycle skills or to develop your confidence on-road.

The Arlington can provide a bicycle from their new Bike Library and a helmet, if required.

Contact us with your particular requirements.

These sessions may be relevant if you

  • Would like to feel more confident cycling on the road.
  • Are about to start commuting to work by bike, or want to replace a regular car journey with something more active.
  • Are keen to start cycling but haven’t ridden a bike since childhood or even never at all.

And cover all abilities from absolute beginner to advanced commuter.

  • Learn to Ride to develop balance, pedalling and bike control skills in a traffic-free environment. Learn to ride a bike!
  • Introduction to On-road – to develop riders’ skills and confidence on quiet roads and cycling infrastructure, learning how to negotiate simple junctions and cycle safely in traffic.
  • Advanced On-roadto develop riders’ skills and confidence on more complex and diverse roads and junctions, with more and faster traffic. Can also cover route planning, commutes and roadside repairs.
  • Family Cycle Trainingdesigned to help families cycle together with more confidence, this session is aimed at parents/guardians cycling with their children. Equips the whole family with the skills and confidence to cycle together safely as a group.
  • Cargo Bike Trainingto develop riders’ skills and confidence when using a cargo bike. The course focuses on the unique riding characteristics of the cargo bike both in traffic-free and on-road environments. 

Always teaching excellent bike Control and how to apply the Four Core Functions – Observation, Position, Communication and Priority – which underpin safe and responsible on-road cycling.