Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Cycle Skills


Whether you’re a first-time rider or a regular cyclist looking to improve your skills, we fund free, tailored courses to suit your individual abilities and goals.

Basic cycle skills – Learn to cycle with a free session tailored to you. You’ll practice in a safe, off-road environment with a fully qualified instructor. In a session you’ll learn the basics, build skills and gain confidence to navigate around your local area.

Urban cycle skills – Improve your cycling skills with a free session tailored to you. You’ll start in a safe off-road environment to refresh your cycling technique and develop new skills before moving on to practice on quiet roads. Your instructor will support you throughout to help you cycle with more confidence.

Advanced cycle skills – Perfect your cycling techniques with a free one-to-one session from a fully qualified trainer. Improve your performance when dealing with complex junctions, heavy traffic or cycling at night and receive assurance that you are cycling efficiently and effectively.

Family cycle skills – Gain confidence and learn skills to cycle as a family with a free family cycling session. In the session a qualified instructor will teach you how to cycle with children, using quiet routes and parks. These sessions offer the opportunity to build on, or prepare for, Bikeability skills taught in schools.

In order for us to book your training you need to complete the form below. You also need to make a payment of £5. This is a deposit and will be refunded on completion of your training. If you book a session but then decide to change or cancel the session with less than 48 hours’ notice to us, we will retain the deposit.

Alongside this one to one adult training we also deliver training to schools in the borough. If you are a teacher or parent interested in inviting us to your school please email

After registering PLEASE Look out for emails from for the link to select dates and times with a cycle trainer!

Children under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult during the cycle training.