Braking Training

2 Hour practical session

This practical course is designed to help you develop the correct techniques for quick and effective braking on your bike. This course covers:

  • Understanding and practicing effective use of the Front brake
  • Understanding and practicing effective use of the Rear brake
  • 2 stage progressive braking technique
  • Brake and escape practice
  • Correct set up of levers and pedals
  • Other useful tips and tricks
  • Q & A

This practical course is conducted in a safe car park environment, with a maximum of 6 riders. You will need your own bike for this course. It’s also great if you recently changed bikes, so you can learn the techniques on your new bike.
No matter how long you have been riding, or what type of bike you have, everyone can improve their braking techniques. These invaluable techniques can be the difference between staying upright or not once you are on the road.

Proudly sponsored by Waikato District Council and Auckland Transport.