Ride Leader training course


Bikeworks delivers a 3.5 hours Ride Leader course to enable people to plan and deliver rides with mixed ability groups on, and off-road.


These are run from from our training centres located at the following addresses:


  • Bikeworks East Training Hub, Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB


  • Bikeworks West Training Hub 3 Maxilla Walk, London W10 6NQ


The training is delivered by 2 tutors to maximum 10 participants ideally with a Level 3 Bikeability cycling ability.


It is a practical course which includes some theoretical elements.  

All participants must come with their own cycle.

The  course covers the following:

  • National Standard levels 1-3
  • snaking (Moving riders in a group)
  • risk management and dealing with incidents
  • Route planning

At the end of the course, Bikeworks issues :

  • a Ride leader certificate of attendance per participant
  • A ride leader info sheet

The cost for the course is £350.00 for up to 10 participants.

Name and contact number of the participants must be communicated to bikeworks 2 working days before the course [not including weekend].

All participants must complete, sign and return the consent form, in advance if possible.

Cancellation policy: Clients will be liable for the full cost of instructors’ charges if a session is cancelled within 48 hours, not including weekends

Please register your interest by email: cycle.training@bikeworks.org.uk