Bank holiday weekend

Bike Workshop, Saturday

This weekend at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre (Weston), Natalie Gedhill of Southampton StreetTread is running a free Bike Workshop:

* From 10:30 til 13:00 there will be a bike doctor who will be available
to check, fix, repair bikes, at no labour cost.

* At 12:00 there will be a free bike skills course for 8 to 15 year olds.

* At 14:00 there will be a free led bike ride from Weston Shore (public
car park on Weston Lane) round Royal Victoria Country Park and back.
(For adults only. Must be confident cycling on the road. Must bring a
safe, working bike).

Bring your bikes and helmets! Limited spaces available at each of the
events. Registration for the events is from 10:30 at the StreetTread
area, to the right of the Leisure Centre building.

Kids cycle training

Dilys of CycleWise cycle training is running half-term cycle training courses:
* When: Mon Tues & Wed 26, 27, 28 May
3 sessions : 6.5 hours
* Where: Shirley, Southampton

* Cost: £42. includes :
National Standard Certificate + Report of achievement
More here [word doc][pdf]


A recent BBC article said that four out of five children are banned from cycling to school by their parents … but cycle training would make them feel more reassured about their child cycling without any adult supervision. This half term could be your opportunity to increase your children’s skills and confidence!

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