Cycle with Confidence In 'Cycling and Walking' Green Heart RidersCycling at UoBWalkingLow-Traffic Routes to CampusFacilities for CyclistsGear Up Campus Bike ShopHire a BikeSave on New Bikes and EquipmentCycle with ConfidenceKeep Your Bike Secure Back to 'Sustainable travel' Get ready for cycling to university with the resources below. A little know-how and the right skills will give you the confidence to navigate local streets, cycle paths and campus roads. There are three courses for UoB staff and students this year. These are led by a qualified instructor and held in enviroments appropriate to the level of the course. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register interest for place on a course. Participants must attend all course dates an; tere is a small booking fee to ensure good attendance. Cycling Skills Classes in 2024 Course 1 Content: Everyday Bike Skills + Advanced Bike Skills Dates: Weds 24 April, Weds 1 May, Weds 8 May Course 2 Content: Basic Bike Skills + Everyday Bike Skills Dates: Weds 15 May, Weds 22 May, Weds 29 May Course 3 Content: Learn to Ride + Basic Bike Skills Dates: Tues 11 June, Weds 12 June, Weds 18 June, Weds 19 June Content Guide Learn to Ride Basic Bike Skills Everyday Bike Skills Advanced Bike Skills Who is it for? Total beginners! Riders who can pedal a bike (even if they have not done so recently) Riders who can handle a bike well Riders who can ride confidently on quieter roads Where is it held? Off-road environment Off-road environment Quiet roads on and off campus Busier roads close to campus and cycling infrastructure What will I learn? How to pedal a bike Bike handling skills essential for riding on the road How to use simple road and junction layouts and respond to common situations when cycling on roads How to use more complex road layouts and junctions in busier riding situations Video Guides The best place to start is with these videos from British Cycling, which show you how to position yourself on the roads, use roundabouts, filter in traffic, check your bike and more.