Adult Cycle Training in Bristol

Thanks to Bristol City Council, anyone over the age of 16 who lives, works or studies in the Bristol City Council area can have up to 3, 1-hour cycle training sessions FREE of charge.

Where we offer training

We teach people of all abilities to cycle with confidence. Lessons are available to book in the following locations (all we require is a £5 refundable deposit):

Central and South Bristol
East Bristol
North Bristol
Workplace Training

Some instructors are able to offer bike hire for the duration of your lesson, other bike hire outlets can be sourced through the Better By Bike website

We offer lessons to suit all abilities

Level 1: Beginner
Can't ride a bike?  A bit wobbly? You're not alone.  We can help you get on a bike and get cycling.

Level 2: Need a refresher
Haven't been on a bike for a while and want to start cycling? Or perhaps you're confident on traffic-free routes but want to start cycling on the road?  Our instructors can teach you the skills you need to cycle safely and confidently in traffic.

Level 3: Experienced cyclist
Our professional urban coaches can give you smart tips for: negotiating complex junctions more easily;improving your rush hour strategies;road position and filtering.

What to bring to your lesson

You will need a roadworthy bike for your lesson. To check your bike is suitable, please download this checklist. We can also do lessons for electric bikes.

UK law does not require you to wear a helmet, but if you do wear one it should fit correctly. For more information on helmets, download this information sheet.