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Safe Commuting and Road Cycling

Who should do this course?

For those people with good basic skills but who need to develop skills and knowledge associated with riding on roads and commuting by bicycle.

Pre-requisites

You should have basic skills such as starting and stopping, cornering, signalling (one handed riding), looking behind etc. Puncture repair and basic maintenance.

What's in the course?

Dealing with intersections both controlled and uncontrolled and including roundabouts, manoeuvring in tight spaces, how to cope with motor traffic, equipment, tools and strategies for safe commuting... Maintenance to keep your bike roadworthy and safe.

How is the course structured?

A single day course.

Do I need to be fit?

It is assumed that you will have average or slightly better fitness. During the course you will be riding on (quiet) roads including some climbing and descending.

What do I need to bring?

A mechanically sound bicycle and an Australian Standards approved helmet. In addition you may wish to bring any toolkit you normally carry on rides.