Personal Skills Development

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Group riding on the road during a CTC course
A group of riders building confidence riding together (and enjoying the sunshine!)
Looking to get better at your riding or maintenance? Whether building confidence on the road, riding with groups, improving your mountain bike skills or being able to repair and maintain your bike (or fleet of bikes!), CTC has the perfect course for you.

CTC's experience since 1878 in cycling is unsurpassed, so we know a thing or two about helping people improve their skills, confidence and experience in all aspects of cycling. Our range of courses is specifically designed to help you: each one is modified and delivered in a way that suits your learning and needs.

Road skills courses cover Bikeability; learn to ride; confidence in traffic; and group riding skills;

Adjusting a rear mech becomes easy after a CTC courseMTB skills courses include all levels from novice through confidence-building to advanced jumps and drops. CTC also delivers the superb Go-MTB Awards;

Maintenance skills courses start from explaining how to take your wheels out and mend punctures, right through to replacing and repairing specialist components.

In This Section:

Road skills
Develop your road riding skills whetever your ability.
Go MTB Skill Awards
MTB riding skills courses and awards are provided by CTC Skills Instructors across the UK
Using a trail tool
Essential skills for everyone from those just starting to venture out on their bike, to regular riders and on to those managing fleets of bikes, CTC's unique range of maintenance courses use friendly and practical teaching in great learning environments.
A group enjoying a MTB Bike skills course on Aston Hill
CTC's UK wide network of qualified and accredited MTB Bike Skills Instructors offers a fantastic range of MTB skills courses. All of our instructors are committed to ensuring you get the highest quality training, instruction and the most from your MTB Bike skills course.

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