Training Courses for CHILDREN and ADULTS (Kids-at-Heart)

CAN-BIKE, a nationally standardized program, is a series of courses on all aspects of cycling safely and enjoyably on the road; it is oriented toward recreational and utilitarian cycling. Courses are offered for kids, and for adults with all levels of skill – from beginner to advanced.

Course Description: this course will focus on basic bike handling skills for adults or kids who have little experience on a bike. This course will cover all the information and fundamental skills needed to get on the bike and ride comfortably.

Age: 8 and up
Class size:
maximum 6 individuals
Duration:
2 to 3 hours
Fee:
contact us
Customizable course content:
Yes
Prerequisite:
Must have a helmet

Course Description: this course will focus on basic bike handling skills in the fun setting of a bike rodeo. This course will cover all the information and fundamental skills needed to get on the bike and ride comfortably.

Age: all ages
Class size: maximum 30 individuals
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Fee: contact us
Customizable course content: Yes
Prerequisite: Participants must know how to ride a bicycle.

Course Description: This course is designed for children who are required to ride on the road (generally ages 9-14), and/or adults who would like to learn traffic handling skills and the rules of the road. At the end of the course, students should feel comfortable riding on residential and some urban streets. The course will be conducted in classroom sessions, and on the bicycle.

Age: 9 years of age and up
Class size: maximum 8 individuals
Duration: 8 hours over 2 or 3 sessions
Fee: contact us
Customizable course content: Yes
Prerequisite: Participants must have completed Can Bike 1 or 2, or be able to demonstrate their ability/skills to the instructor on the first day of class. An online requirement must be completed ahead of time and presented to the instructor.

Course Description: This advanced course is designed for cyclists who have some experience and want to increase their abilities and their knowledge of how to ride effectively through all forms of infrastructure. Formerly known as the CB2 course, this is also the standard course for adult cyclists taking leadership roles within their communities. Police, teachers, tour leaders, recreational workers and others are all being taught this course to learn and practice safe and effective cycling.
Class size: maximum 8 individuals
Duration: 12 hours over 2 or 3 sessions
Fee: contact us
Customizable course content: no
Prerequisite: Students should have completed Level 3 prior to registering for this course, or demonstrated their ability/skills to the instructor ahead of time. An online requirement must be completed ahead of time and presented to the instructor.

**This course is also the prerequisite to the Level 5- Instructor Training course. The individual must inform the instructor of their intent on the first day and will then be required to complete and pass both the written and practical tests at the end of Level 4 to be recommended to Level 5.

OTHER COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

Cycle Transitions offers workshops, courses and other informational activities periodically. Our skilled instructors are happy to develop workshops that may be of interest and value to others, so feel free to let us know what you'd like.

Cycling Freedom for Women is taught by women and covers:

  • riding skills
  • bike maintenance
  • equipment
  • health and fitness
  • night security
  • riding with children

Age: 14-years minimum
Class size: maximum 6 individuals
Duration: xx hours over xx days
Fee: contact us
Customizable course content: Yes

Cycle Transitions is developing Bicycle Maintenance and Repair Skills Workshops to take place over the winter months. Dates and times will be announced as they are developed. Be sure to subscribe to receive email notifications from CT so that you will not miss announcements of new programs and activities taking place.

Cycle Transitions can design and deliver cycling safety courses with content tailored specifically to your organizational needs.  Outsourcing your cycling safety training to Cycle Transitions is a great opportunity to provide health and safety benefits to your employees, colleagues, students, club members etc. All courses are delivered by highly trained certified Can-Bike Safety Instructors with in-depth theory of safe cycling principles as well as practical on-road bike handling skills. We can work with cycling clubs, police services, health units, and more! Contact us today for more information.

Cycle Transitions is proud to be a provider of cycling safety training for the Northumberland Hills Cycling Club.

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PRINTABLE RESOURCES

56 page booklet

20 page booklet

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS

Helmets 101

Bike Handling Skills 101

Traffic Skills 101