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Bike For Life - Leader Training

Cork Sports Partnership is supporting Cycling Ireland to roll out Bike for Life Leader training to support the roll out of the programme in Cork.

About Bike for Life:

This is a "sofa to saddle" cycling programme that caters for all cyclists, from the person who has just rediscovered their bike, to the more accomplished rider who wants to take on greater challenges. The skills and knowledge gained in this programme will make the world of cycling more accessible to everyone, with the main focus being on learning skills, enjoying the bike and meeting new like-minded people. Delivered by qualified coaches over a 6 week period, the programme brings the cyclist on a journey of learning, where they are educated on the various skills, aspects and components of cycling in a safe, welcoming and social environment.

What Participants will learn:
  • Preparing for a Bike Ride: What to wear, what to bring.
  • Riding Safely on the Road: Basic road skills, advanced road skills, riding in the dark.
  • Riding as a Group: Riding in pairs, riding as a group, group riding etiquette.
  • Using Shared Facilities: Riding in low volume traffic, riding in higher volume traffic.
  • Bike Handling Skills
  • Nutrition & Hydration: Basic requirements, requirements for a cyclist.
  • Bike Repair & Maintenance: Basic bike maintenance
  • Training for your Riding Goals: Getting Started
Leader training details:
  • Date: Saturday 10th June 2017
  • Location: Gaelscoil Ui Riordain, Ballincollig
  • Time: 9am - 5.30pm

For more info contact: James jkirby@corksports.ie

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