Choosing an area for practice
A clear, quiet area, off the road, which is level or has a very
gentle slope downhill is the best place to learn how to handle your
From the start, practice getting on and off your bicycle on the
left hand side (the kerb side).
This will be safer as the bicycle remains between you and
passing vehicles when you use roads.
Everything from the starting position to using your brakes.
An introduction to gears, what they are and how to change
This section helps you to develop your ability to control your
bicycle smoothly and balance without wobbling. It will also help
you to learn to pedal and stop effectively.
You can practise in a safe area, off the road, using easy
markers such as rope and some obstacles. You will also need two
large cardboard boxes and plastic bottles.
These exercises are easy to practise on your own.