At SKITS we cycle from April untill September.
We welcome all students, no matter what your level is, from beginner to national top-level. As an international student you have several possibilities to master your cyling skills during trainings and discover the pleasures of beautifull Amsterdam and its surroundings.
The main (social) training of the week takes place on Monday evening. The training starts at 6:30 pm from the parkingspot of the 'Kalfjeslaan' and the 'Kostverlorenweg'. The Social Cycle training is open to cyclists of all levels. Bear in mind, that you need to have some kind of experience with cycling in groups.
After 2 hours we will return to Sportcentrum VU, this is where the Social ends at the sportscenter of the VU University where we'll have a nice meal together. You can sign up for dinner through this website (Leden -> inschrijven voor activiteiten). Make sure to do so before Sunday 20.00.
If you need to lend a bike please be at the Sportcentrum VU at 6:45 pm.
SKITS offers 5 workouts a week, on set times and days, which you can always join as a SKITS member. All workouts are open to cyclists of all levels.
If you have never cycled before in that case it is better if you come during one of our beginnerssessions (discribed in the cycling part of the website). If you like to participate at the trainig, please send an email to trainer Kees: Kees@SKITS.nl
If you don't have a lot of experience with road cycling or find it scary to cycle in a large group, SKITS offers multiple beginners courses intended for the real beginners. Both SKITS members and non SKITS members can participate in these.
In a small group (in a period of 4 weeks, with one workout of 1.5 hours a week) you'll learn all the basic skills of cycling: How to ride in a group, cornering techniques, using the right gear, proper cycling form, anticipating other traffic, et cetera.
Would you like to participate as a member of SKITS? Please sign up by sending an email to trainer Kees: Kees@SKITS.nl. If you're not a member of SKITS and want to participate in one of the courses, you need to register at the Sport Centre of the VU
The beginners courses are primarily intended for beginners, however, a few more skilled cyclist are allowed to participate. Please send a email to trainer Kees (deadline 21:00 the day before the course starts) if you want to join.
Don't have a road bike of your own?
It's possible to lent a bike for a workout, please contact trainer Kees to reserve one (mail to Kees@SKITS.nl or call/text to 06-21275720).
Do you have any other questions about cycling at SKITS?
Contact our cycling commissioner by emailing at wielrennen@SKITS.nl