This course is an introduction to the role of Ride Leader with London Cycling Campaign and is for people volunteering as ride leader for the RideLondon Freecycle feeder rides.
This course is in Enfield.
Local LCC groups run a number of different types of led-rides such as:
This course is intended as an introduction for people who would like to get more involved with rides in their local group or with other groups around London. It is also a refresher course for people who are already leading rides regularly. It is open to anyone who is considering volunteering as a Ride Leader on LCC freecycle feeder ries and is suitable for cyclists who are confident riding on the road even in challenging circumstances.
The course is spilt in to two parts. The first part is class room based and participants discuss and explore the different elements of being a ride leader. What qualities are needed, what preperation is needed before a ride, how to put a team together, what does a risk assessment look like, what to expect on the ride itself. The second part is a practical session on the road where participants will have a go at leading the group on the road, as well as taking on the other roles of Backstop and marshal.