Gaining control and confidence on your bike
During Level 1 National Standards training, you learn skills to control and master your bike. The training takes place in an environment away from traffic – usually in a playground or closed car park. You will gain basic cycle control skills including starting and pedalling; stopping; manoeuvring; signalling and using the gears on your bike. You will usually be trained in groups of 3-12 cyclists, although individual training may also be available in your area. These are the same outcomes your child may have been taught on the National Standards level 1 course in their school.
Once you have completed your National Standards Level 1 and achieved all the outcomes, you will be able to:
Here are our top tips for keeping your bike in tip-top condition: