About

Soar Valley Cycles is operated by Martin (more staff coming soon!) who offers bike servicing and repairs as well as coaching and off road instruction plus cycle maintenance session.


Qualifications:

Loughborough College

1992 City and Guilds Vehicle Examiner

Birmingham College

1999 City and Guilds Accident Investigator

Leicestershire Police

1989 Advanced Police driver

2004 Off road motorcyclist

2003Tyre Technology with Michelin Tyres

 

2010 National Standards Cycle Training Instructor – Cycle Training West Midlands

2010 Mountain Bike Instructor Level 2 – Mountain Bike Award Scheme (MIAS)

2013 Mountain Bike Instructor (trainer/assessor) level 4 – MIAS

2012 Ride leader Level 1 Award (Sky Ride Leader) – British Cycling

2012 Ride leader Level 2 Award (Route planner and Assessor) – British Cycling

2012 Ride leader off Road Endorsement (Sky Ride Leader) – British Cycling

2013 Cycling for Schools Coaching Course – British Cycling

2013 Coaching Riders with a Disability Coaching Course – British Cycling

2014 National Standards Conversion Course – British Cycling

2011 Cycle Maintenance Course – Cytech

2013 Mountain Bike Instructor (cycle maintenance trainer/assessor) Level 4 – MIAS

2014 Pre-Pedal Trainer (Balance Bikes) – BikeRight

2014 Mountain Bike Skills Course – Chase Skills at Cannock Chase

2015 Wheel Building Course – Cytech

2015 Level 1 – Cytech

2015 Level 2 assessment – Cytech level 2

2015 Level 1 Cycle Coaching Award – British Cycling

2015 Introduction to hydraulics – City and Guilds

2017 Electric bike servicing – Bosch

2017 Electric bike servicing – TransX

2017 Level 2 Cycle Coaching Award – British Cycling