Cycle training

Wyre Wheels

Wyre Wheels is a cycling programme offering participants the opportunity to ride adapted bicycles including trikes, side-by-sides, hand bikes, quad and wheelchair bikes.

Anyone is welcome, whether you are disabled, have limited mobility, recovering from illness or injury, elderly or just want to get back on a bike.

Sessions will be held at Memorial Park, Fleetwood on Fridays and will be delivered in partnership with the charity Cycling Projects. 

In order to ensure sessions are Covid secure sessions will be delivered in groups of 6 with the following bookable slots:

Slot 1 - 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Slot 2 - 1:30pm – 2:15pm

Slot 3 - 2:30pm – 3:15pm

To book a place, please contact Visit Garstang on 01995 602125 or email garstangtic@wyre.gov.uk Please note they are not open on Mondays.

When booking you will be asked for contact details for contact and trace purposes.  Only participants booked on the activity will be permitted to take part.

The first 4 weeks free of charge to all participants.

 

Our cycle training courses

Working with Go Velo, a Lancashire based cycle training company we offer the following adult cycle training courses:

  • Get cycling: for those who want to learn to ride a bike.
  • Improvers cycling: for those who want to develop their confidence on a bike
  • Bike maintenance training: to help with maintaining your bike

Book a cycle training or maintenance course

If you'd like to find training for yourself, your family, or the people you work with, there are a number of organisations in Lancashire, including councils, leisure centres, and schools, which offer access to Bikeability training.

Bikeability offer a range of courses suitable for all different abilities to help children and adults improve their cycling skills in a safe environment before learning how to ride safely on the road

You can search on the Bikeability website for your nearest provider.

We also use some of the funding we receive from the Department for Transport to offer some free Bikeability training courses, which are delivered by Go Velo.

Online resources

Love to Ride Lancashire has produced a 50-minute webinar about everything you need to cycle safely around town. It includes everything from simple bike checks and maintenance, to how to position your bike on the road to stay safe in traffic. 

Bikeability have some excellent short films with tips and advice to help families enjoy riding their bikes together.