Badge Fest
Biking


Cyclist Details:

Badge Length: 5 Weeks
 
Equipment Needed: Mountain bike, a helmet is essential and a drink for weeks 3 to 5.


Meeting: Oxclose Primary School


Week 1:

Week 1 is all about making sure you can look after your bike and that your bike is ready to use for the rest of the badge. You'll also learn some basic safety for when we're out on the roads.

Weeks 2 to 5:

Weeks 2 to 5 will be spent out on your bike, we'll tackle increasingly challenging rides including a 20 mile bike ride on the final week. We'll build our confidence, learn to ride safely on the roads and take in some challenging forests and fantastic scenery. Our routes will take us out to Penshaw Monument, Bowes Railway & Beamish Woods.


Requirements

Scouts wishing to take part in this badge should be reasonably confident on a bike.