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Free Course: Recycled Cyclists

10 April 2017

A free course for people aged 50+ who'd like to rediscover the joys of cycling :)

Men and Women 50 + Let’s Get Physical

The Recycled Cyclist Course runs for 4 weeks and is aimed at 50+ year old cyclists who would like to share their enthusiasm of a healthy activity with others but may not have been on a bike for some time. 

Course   Dates/Time   Meeting Point
Introduction - Level 1   Thurs 20 April 2017 11am-1pm   Writers Square, Belfast
Level 2   Thurs 27 April 2017 11am-1pm   Sustrans, Adelaide St. Belfast
Pedalling Picnic and ‘Getting about Belfast by Bike’                                                    Fri 5 May 2017 11am-2pm                                                  Sustrans, Adelaide St. Belfast


Week 1 is back to basics in a traffic free location to get rid of those wobbles and add to your basic skills. In this 2 hour session you will gain practical experience of checking bikes and helmets.

Week 2 moves on from the traffic free area into quiet residential traffic for 2 hours and looks at how to stay safe and the Highway Code relating to cyclists.

Week 3 looks at getting about Belfast by bike; looking at the new cycle specific infrastructure; finishing with a fun guided Peddling Picnic to a venue to be decided by the group (possibly The Dock Cafè at Titanic slipways).  The slowest cyclist will dictate the speed for the whole group. 

What to bring:

♦   Bikes and helmets will be provided

♦   Wear comfortable clothes appropriate to the weather

♦   Bring a sense of fun and wear a big smile.

For more information and to book please contact Pamela or Kat at Volunteer Now on 028 9023 2020

Numbers are limited and will be on a first come first served basis!

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