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Become a British Cycling Ride Leader

British Cycling is on the hunt for new Ride Leaders to help inspire more people in Carlisle to get on their bikes and start cycling for fun.

If you love cycling recreationally and want to support others to get riding, become a British Cycling Ride Leader and lead group bike rides in Carlisle. 

British Cycling welcomes all kinds of cyclists – as long as you have heaps of enthusiasm and you’re happy to support beginner bike riders and families. There’s no need to be a cycling expert or competitive racer, just be confident riding in a group and have a good level of fitness.

The free, assessed one-day course qualifies you to deliver guided bike rides for groups of beginner and intermediate level adults and accompanied children on roads and cycle paths. The next free Ride Leader training course in Carlisle:

What: British Cycling Ride Leadership Award course
When: Saturday 8 March, The Sands Centre, Carlisle
Cost: FREE
After completing the leadership award, Ride Leaders will receive free kit and British Cycling Ride membership.

In return, we expect our Ride Leaders to be flexible with their weekend availability and commit to leading guided rides on no less than four weekends during 2014. All rides are delivered on set routes, at set times, specified by British Cycling, the majority of rides will take place on Sundays during the spring and summer months.

If you’re interested in becoming a British Cycling Ride Leader in Carlisle, please complete this expression of interest form and email it to

January 24, 2014