Essential Cycling Skills

Cycling Scotland is proud to present Essential Cycling Skills (ECS) – a suite of resources to help boost the confidence of those new to or returning to cycling and give them the necessary skills to negotiate on-road journeys. This includes the ECS app for Apple and Android, three short videos and a downloadable ECS Quick Guide.

ESSENTIAL CYCLING SKILLS APP

If it’s been a while since you’ve been in the saddle or you’re more used to weekend cycles in the countryside that negotiating rush hour commuter traffic, Cycling Scotland’s new Essential Cycling Skills app may just come in handy.

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Download it now from iTunes or Google Play (for free, of course) and you’ll wonder why you ever got that bus to work…

Please click on the relevant button below to download the Essential Cycling Skills App

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ESSENTIAL CYCLING SKILLS APP… on your web browser

If you don’t have either an Android or Apple device, then you can use this link to open a version of the Essential Cycling Skills app in your browser.

However please not that in order to see the full app you will need to ensure that the zoom on your browser is set between 75% and 80%.  Guides to adjusting the zoom on your browser are given below:

ESSENTIAL CYCLING SKILLS TRAINING VIDEOS

Cycling Scotland has produced these short, accessible Essential Cycling Skills videos to help boost the confidence of those new and returning to cycling and give them the necessary skills to negotiate on-road journeys.

 

ESSENTIAL CYCLING SKILLS QUICK GUIDE

Cycling Scotland has developed the ECS Quick Guide to support those new to or returning to cycling gain an understanding of the knowledge and skills required to negotiate on-road journeys by bike. This is just one of a suite of complementary products to help boost confidence through self-directed learning and practical training sessions.

Download the Quick Guide here.

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ESSENTIAL CYCLING SKILLS COURSES

Cycling Scotland has teamed up with bike retailers in Scotland to train staff as instructors so they can offer Essential Cycling Skills sessions to customers commercially. If you work in the bike trade and want to receive instructor training please contact us on 0141 229 5350 or e mail info@cycling.scot.

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Essential Cycling Skills is a two and a half hour session costing £20 per person designed to offer:

  • Bike handling skills
  • Confidence on-road
  • Road side repair knowledge

For upcoming Essential Cycling Skills and ECS Instructor courses visit our course calendar.