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25 February 2013
New Trail Cycle Leaders for Evanton Woods

the two day course was a great introduction to the process of becoming a capable trail cycle leader, Simon used some great examples to set the scene and challenged us all to think about the management tools we would use to deliver an exciting, challenging but safe time for our riders. A great experience - Many thanks

Course participant 

The weekend of the 22nd saw the first of two Trail Cycle Leader (TCL) courses being run at Evanton Woods.  The trainees were youth leaders from Highlife Highland who will use their new found skills to run cycling activities at Evanton this coming summer.  The course, which is run by Scottish Cycling, covers aspects of bike maintainance and riding skills through to planning and leadership skills and is seen as essential training for those wishing to lead groups of all ages and abilities off road.

  hoping that the map reading and planning was spot on (it was)

The second course will be run in April with the trainees all being from the Evanton community.  The trainees will then run or assist in cycling events planned by the education coordinator Simon Harry

 the trainees learning about the different parts of a bike

For more information on planned cycling activities in Evanton please contact Simon on 07947772066

A big thanks to the Cornerstone Cafe for the use of the building to help run the course.



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