We have been running workshops with the Scouts and Beavers over the last few weeks teaching them basic bike maintenance and safety. It’s been fantastic, we hope we have inspired them to become keen, safe cyclists.
Here the Scouts are having a cycle safety and maintenance lesson, to prepare them for their ride along the trail as part of their cycling badges
Beavers learning basic bike maintenance and safety
The most important thing is to make the rider aware of your presence. If approaching from behind, horses have a very large blind spot and won’t see you until you’re practically level with their heads. It’s vital therefore to let the riders know you’re there with a clear “good morning” or similar. Don’t shout overly loudly but...