Stage 2 - Initial Accreditation

Session length: 90 minutes

Price: £21 (session only)  |  Session with bike and helmet hire £33 adult /£29 junior (under 18)  |  Session with bike, helmet, shoes and gloves £40

Age: 12+ years

Minimum height: 145cm / 4ft 9ins (for bike hire)

Equipment hire: Gloves £3  |  Look Keo Cleats £7

The Stage 2 assessment covers a range of group riding skills within the basic training exercises learned in Stage 1.

You'll be assessed against the specific criteria below:

  • Independently clip in to pedals and start

  • Stop safely and effectively on the fence

  • Ride within 1m of the wheel in front

  • Effectively control speed to manage space between each other without 'kicking back' or overlapping wheels

  • Display consistent and effective observation and communication at all times

  • Hold a line confidently whilst riding at the top of the track less than 1m from the track fence

  • Change effectively from the front to the back of a line of riders in a paceline, completing the change within half a lap

  • Ride confidently and safely in pairs above the blue line

Once you have passed this stage, you can access Drop in - Unaccredited, Velodrome Gates and Stage 3 sessions to continue building your strength and skills.

Gift vouchers

  • This session can booked using one of our VeloPark Experience Gift Vouchers

  • Treat someone to this as a present with one of our gift vouchers

Essential information

  • You must attend Stage 1 before you move up to Stage 2

  • Bike and helmet hire is available

  • Track mitts/cycling gloves must be worn and are available to hire

  • Look Keo cleats are compatible with bikes provided and can be hired from us

  • Shoulders must be covered

Free Lee Valley VeloPark membership

Our free membership that will speed your booking process. Find out more here.

How to book

To book, you'll need to sign in to our website using your membership number. 

Once logged in, select Lee Valley VeloPark and use the drop down list available or you can choose the following options once signed in:

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