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Basic Road Skills Lesson: 17/08/17 @ 10:30am

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The Bike Station Community Hub

509 Victoria Road

Glasgow

G42 8BH

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In this workshop we will be praticing the basic skills needed for cycling on the road.

Starting in the park and then moving on to some quiet roads if the group are comfortable with it.

We'll try to cover the following;

  • Signalling and observation
  • Road Position
  • Controlled junctions
  • Manoeuvres
  • Filtering in traffic

Bikes and Helments provided!

This workshop is part of the Bikes for all program to increase use on Nextbikes across Glasgow, if you'd like to take up the Nextbike membership offer we can sign you up on the day. See Details below;


Glasgow Bike Station has teamed up with BikePlus and Nextbike to offer residents of Govahill and Bridgeton the chance to access a Nextbike annual membership for just £3. Aimed at those with no current access to a bike, we will also provide training, guidance and support to get you cycling.

Membership will give you;

  • Access to a fleet of city bikes to rent anytime, anywhere!
  • Rent up to 4 Nextbikes at once, and park them whilst enjoying your day!
  • Access to a free-phone number, reducing the cost even further
  • Access to events, group rides, road skills lessons, city nagivagation and cycle training to help you get cycling

Please note that to take up £3 membership you will need all of the following;

  • ID (Copies need to be taken)
    • One of the following is needed
      • Driving license
      • Passport
      • National ID card
    • Or two of the following
      • Credit/debit card
      • Bank statement/utility bill/DWP letter
  • Be a resident with one of the following postcodes; G40, G41, G42, G5.
  • Be willing to fill out a survey at the start and end of the 8 weeks period (Feedback surveys can be done by phone or email)
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509 Victoria Road

Glasgow

G42 8BH

United Kingdom

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