beginner adult riders

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vivm
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beginner adult riders

Postby vivm » 22 May 2009, 7:40pm

Not sure if this is the right forum but....I'm looking for someone in the Southampton/Winchester area who is capable/qaulified to teach a fit adult to ride . The hitch is that person wanting to learn is an asylum seeker and has no money to pay for lessons. Currently they don't have a bike either - though they may obtain one.

adinigel
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Location: Swindon - Home of the Magic Roundabout

Re: beginner adult riders

Postby adinigel » 26 May 2009, 8:14pm

Bit of a catch 22 then really!

Wont the benefits office cough up some funds?

What's your interest in the case?

Nigel
DSA registered Driving Instructor, RoSPA Diploma in Advanced Car Instruction, SAFED registered van trainer, National Standards Cycling Instructor

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Wildduck
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Re: beginner adult riders

Postby Wildduck » 28 May 2009, 5:05pm

Hi Viv

Not sure if the Sustrans/Southampton PCT partnership 'StreetTread' could help. Try emailing them here.... streettread@sustrans.org.uk

What degree of cycle tuition do they need? Straying upright on two wheels or some basic/advanced roadcraft? I'm sure if a cycle was 'acquired', then some of us in the local group could help.....

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