This is a Clover-sponsored campaign aiming to churn out kids with better bike skills. All the skills sessions will be held in Tesco car-parks.

CTC butters up kids with Bike Smart

How on earth CTC teamed up with Clover, the dairy spread, is anybody’s guess (we’ll be asking for sure) but let’s not look a gift cow in the mouth…

Clover Bike Smart is a nationwide campaign, open to children aged 7-10, and will be held in car parks of selected Tesco stores across the country from 12th to 29th August. The skills sessions are free.

CTC is providing qualified instructors who have designed the sessions to be fun as well as informative.

As well as skill tests, there will be trials demonstrations from Diamondback’s Ian Drummond, and try-out sessions for other family members.

Running from 10am to 4pm at each store, kids can bring their own bikes or borrow the bikes made available on the day.

Kevin Mayne, CTC director, said: “CTC is delighted to be working with Clover on Bike Smart. We believe training is one of the best ways to get people of all ages cycling with confidence and safety..”

Kids need to call the Clover Bike Smart hotline on 020 70092818 or fill in the registration form at a participating Tesco store – or just turn up on the day and join in.

Clover Bike Smart roadshow will be at:

12 August

Glasgow St Rollox, Cobden Road, G21 1YL

13 August

Edinburgh Corstophine, Meadow Place, EH12 7UQ

14 August

Durham Rennys Lane, Dragonville, DH1 2XA

15 August

Leeds Seacroft, York Road, LS14 6LU

19 August

Birkenhead Bidston Moss, Bidston Link Road, L43 7AA

20 August

Irlam Fairhills Road, Greater Manchester M35 6BA

21 August

Leicester Bradgate Mall, LE4 1DE

22 August

Redditch Coldfield Drive, B98 7RU

26 August

Cardiff Excelsior Road, CF14 3AT

27 August

Swindon Ocotal Way, SN1 2EH

28 August

Reading Napier Road, RG1 8DF

29 August

Portsmouth Clement Atlee Way, PO6 4SB

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