Fancy training as a British Cycling Ride Leader?

Fancy training as a British Cycling Ride Leader?


Do you love cycling for fun? Are you passionate about getting your local community on a bike?

We’re looking for confident recreational cyclists to train as British Cycling Ride Leaders. You don’t need to be a cycling expert or competitive racer, just be confident riding in a group and have a good level of cycling fitness. We welcome all kinds of cyclists as long as you have heaps of enthusiasm and you're happy to support beginner bike riders and families.

The assessed one-day course qualifies you to deliver guided bike rides for groups of beginner and intermediate level adults and accompanied children on roads and cycle paths.

We have British Cycling Ride Leader courses coming up in the locations listed below. So if you live locally and can commit to leading guided bike rides in this area, please download and complete our expression of interest form.    

In addition to free training, we’ll provide you with branded kit, a British Cycling Ride membership, payment for leading and assisting on rides; plus plenty of other goodies.

In return, we expect our Ride Leaders to be flexible with their weekend availability and commit to leading guided rides on no less than four weekends in the year following your qualification. All rides are delivered on set routes, at set times, specified by British Cycling, the majority of rides will take place on Sundays during the spring and summer months.

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