Cycle lessons for my sister, Bury St Edmunds

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  • Hi, hope this is something someone will be able to help me with, my sister has just talked to me about getting into cycling, she is soon to be moving to Bury St Edmunds with work only around 2 miles away and thought a cycle to work would by just lovely, unfortunately she is not terribly confident on a bike and is having trouble looking out cycle lessons. I would take her out for a spin but am based in Aberdeenshire so isn't terribly convenient, plus I'm in no way qualified (also I remember teaching her to drive, I don't think she enjoyed my instruction).

    I'm basically looking for recommendations for cycle lessons around the Cambridgeshire area to improve her confidence on the roads, and also so she can get a better idea of what bike to buy, she has shown interest in a Pendleton Somerby which she had a try on at Halfords the other day!

    Any help would be gratefully received.

    Bern

  • This thread might help you/her find a suitable training provider:
    https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/1688­36/

  • Cheers Pifko, will check it out!

  • http://www.outspokentraining.co.uk/

    Are in Cambridge if she can get there.

  • Just an update, I phoned up outspokentraining.co.uk and they were super helpful, initially I was going to book one in Cambridge as that was the only one listed but they had a trainer in Bury St Edmunds who could do a more bespoke lesson and show her the ropes on her actual route to work. She had her lesson on the 10th of September which she enjoyed but found challanging, she actually teared up at one point when she had to go through a busy junction but she did it once with the instructor and once on her own.

    Yesterday she cycled to work on her own for the first time, realised she forgot the key for her lock so cycled home, picked it up and cycled back to work and was very confident with it all, big whoop to the cycle training folk, highly recommended!

    Bern

  • Great stuff.

  • That's really good

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