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Free Dublin-based cycling skills training for one month only

4691145302_a6a85997db_nWant to brush up on your road cycling skills? Freewheeling, a bicycle shop based on Pearse Street in Dublin, emailed this offer they have:

We are running a series of cycling classes for women commencing Saturday 9th of March from the shop.

The classes which will be given by trained cycling instructors are going to cater for novices and women wishing to brush up on their cycling skills. We anticipate groups of between five to ten people.

We are offering the service free of charge for the first month and those wishing to book can email us at info@freewheeling.ie or phone the shop at 01 6773111.

 

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1 comment

  1. Of course, this is laudable action, well-done for that.

    But I’m quite puzzled by the fact its a women only course. What’s so specific to women cycling that implies they need a dedicated course? Surely men can greatly benefit from such classes, especially since they’re not very common in Ireland?

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