32 - Tandem Bike Pilots
When We Need You
From 09/04/2012 onwards
Talking Tandems promotes learning by doing, involving all participants in opportunities to develop basic fitness levels, cycling skills and techniques through mentoring and training courses designed specifically with cyclists in mind.
About Talking Tandems (VC)
Talking Tandems is a tandem cycling club that promotes the intergration of individuals who are blind, partially sighted or have a dual sensory loss with sighted people by enabling them to enjoy all apects of cycling thus building confidence to change lives in varied and positive ways
Skills & Experience
Live in West or Central Fife; Own their own bicycle; Can cycle at least 15 miles mainly on quiet roads and occasionally cycle paths (this does not include mountain bike tracks); Improve basic fitness levels, cycling skills and techniques; Are willing to learn how to transfer their cycling skills to tandem cycling; Can commit at least one monthly tandem cycling session to this development project; Are willing to take part in cycling specific training courses.
West and Central Fife Reimburse travel expenses: 40p car mileage allowance; Public transport expenses
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Police Check, References
Training and Induction Details
We promote learning by doing. Volunteer pilots offer: regular informal social evenings; developing basic cycling techniques and basic first aid certificated training delivered by the British Red Cross.
Community / Economic Development Work
Sport / Outdoor activities
We will imburse volunteer expenses at the following rates: 40p car mileage allowance Public transport expenses
No Wheelchair Access
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
Negotiable subject to demand
No minimum age has been specified for this opportunity
Opportunity Provided By
19 Ollerton Court
Contact: Janet Brereton
Tel: 01592 201328