Cycling

Confidence and skills play a big part in riding on the road. Working on your bike handling skills to start with will set you up to not only be safe on the roads but to have confidence and enjoy your cycling.

Set 1

Watch the video to learn how to brake safely effectively. You need to know how the front and back brakes work and what techniques to use in emergency situations, braking downhill and braking around other cyclists.

Equipment
Bike and safety approved helmet

Session
Watch the video then find a safe area such as a quiet carpark, tennis court etc to practice your skills. Spend 15-20 minutes practicing your braking then finish with a 15-20 minute easy ride.

Set 2

Watch the video to learn how to corner on your bike. Improving your cornering skills will not only allow you to be safer on the road but will make you faster in a triathlon.

Equipment
Bike and safety approved helmet

Session
Watch the video then find a safe area such as a quiet carpark, tennis court etc to practice your skills. Spend 15-20 minutes practicing your braking then finish with a 15-20 minute easy ride.