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Cycle Right Training

What is Cycle Right?
CYCLE RIGHT is the National Standard for Cycle Training and provides practical cycle safety and skills training to promote competent and confident cyclists. CYCLE RIGHT is an inclusive programme. CYCLE RIGHT is produced and supported by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Road Safety Authority and Cycling Ireland, with input from central and local agencies and other groups.
Tanagh Outdoor Education & Training Cente brings the training to your school and aims to incorporate the course smoothly into the school day.  The content comes under the SPHE strand of the curriculum.

Cycle Right Training covers the following;

  • Bicycle maintenance – how to know when the bike needs attention, how to identify the bike parts, and a practical exercise in setting up the bike properly.
  • Helmet wear and correct fit.
  • Clothes on a bike, how they help, how they hinder.
  • Weather and environmental considerations.
  • Core bike-handling skills.
  • Shoulder checking and signalling.
  • Starting position and safe stopping.
  • Left turn, major to minor road.
  • Left turn, minor to major road.
  • Right turn, major to minor road.
  • Right turn, minor to major road.
  • Correct positioning on the road.
  • Overtaking parked cars etc.
  • The lifesaver look (the final extra check before a manoeuvre)Sessions also include elements of theory, and rules of the road incorporating signs and crossings, with fun and skills incorporated.

Tanagh Outdoor Education & Training Centre:
The course consists of 6 consecutive weeks, 80 minute sessions. This course normally costs €55.00 per child but is heavily subsidised by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and will only cost €20.00 per child for the FULL course. This course also includes use of Tanagh bikes and helmets.
The Cycle Right course is targeted at 5th and 6th class. Tanagh Outdoor Education & Training Centre can take a maximum of 30 children on the course.
This course is in very high demand. If you wish to secure your place on our next course starting September 2017, BOOK BEFORE THE SUMMER BREAK.
Contact Michelle or Grace on 049-5552988