Bikeability Scotland

Mike

Mike

Mike, a former teacher, known affectionately as ‘Mikeability’ for his personal dedication to delivering cycle training, took time out of his busy schedule to chat to us about creating a cycle ethos in a school and how the skills that children develop during Bikeability Scotland reach far beyond cycling.

Blair

Blair

Class teacher, Blair Williamson, talked to Cycling Scotland about how inclusivity and community are at the heart of the school’s cycle culture and how Bikeability Scotland training has enabled all pupils to flourish.

Elaine

Elaine

The 2023 winner of the ‘Keith Fergus Annual Achievement’ Award. Elaine has been teaching children to cycle since 2004 when she first started as a Road Safety Officer with the Shetland Islands Council.

Martin

Martin

Hythehill Deputy Head Teacher, Martin Collins, combines his experiences, personal commitment to cycling and support from his network to make Hythehill Primary School, in his words, “a Bikeability school”.

Bikeability Scotland

Bikeability Scotland

Read about the amazing people who are educating future generations through cycle training.

Douglas

Douglas

Retired salesman, Douglas Kerrison talks about filling a void, understanding the kids, and continually learning. 

Hayley

Hayley

Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland, Dr Hayley McEwan talks about listening to young people, growing up rurally and the psychology of cycling.

Jamie

Jamie

Artist and a tai chi teacher, Jamie Simpson talks about being bike dad, keeping things light and the value of a knowledge refresh.

Kirsty

Kirsty

Cycle Training Officer, Kirsty McDowall talks about finding herself through volunteering, feeling useful and the wow factor when it all works out.

Neil

Neil

Manufacturing specialist at RAF Lossiemouth, Neil Richardson talks about learning the rules, transferable skills and having fun whatever the weather.