Welcome to CycleWithMe

Providing cycle training in and around London.

Cycling is a great way to get around, stay healthy, save money and de-stress. It can help you burn excess energy, let loose your competitive streak in a sportive or charity ride and get you away from the city and back to nature. And most importantly it's great fun! Cycle training can make your journeys safer and help you achieve your cycling goals, be it getting on a bike for the first time, improving your fitness, commuting to work or cycling London-Paris.

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Be one of 25000 finishing infront of Buckingham Palace who is fully prepared. Sign-up for training!

Are you riding the Prudential RideLondon 100, 46 or 19 ?

Will you be ready?


Start your training now with bespoke training sessions and expert advice from Fiona at CycleWithMe who has trained several clients for this event (see testimonials below) and ridden it herself.


Annette, Pru 100 2018: "A huge thank you ... I cannot recommend Fiona enough, she is an extremely confident and patient instructor you can feel her commitment to help you improve.. I wouldn’t hesitate to hire her again."

Made famous by the 2012 Olympics Box Hill features in the 100 mile event, along with 3 other big hills and the deer filled Richmond Park.

Our services

Our oldest beginner was 71! Learning to cycle

Learn to Cycle

Learn how to ride a bicycle. Training is 1-to-1 and is for anyone  aged 5+ (our oldest beginner was 71!)

Sessions are 45 minutes for little ones (age 5-10) and 90 minutes for everyone else (age 10+)

Skills check before going on road

Road Safety & Road Confidence

Never cycled on the road before or want to re-gain your confidence? Then, this is for you. The course follows the National Standards for Cycle Training Level 2. It's also ideal for students cycling to school/college or first time commuters.



Charles's city commute

Advanced Road Safety & Commuting

Want to take your cycling skills up a level so that you are confident in all road situations? Want to commute to work but don't know which route is best?

Advanced training follows Level 3 of the National Standards for Cycle Training. Both courses are adapted to your specific needs.

Mt Wellington, Tasmania

Your BIG Challenge

Had a crazy moment and decided to cycle an epic journey for charity but not sure how you're going to do it? Former clients have ridden London-Paris, Cape Town Cycle Tour, San Francisco to LA, Prudential London-Surrey 100. Contact us and we'll guide you through the process from buying your bike and training, to waving you off with a cheer!

Training is serious (& always fun)

Schools, Businesses & Cycling Clubs

Road Safety and Advanced Road Safety courses are available for groups of students or employees.

Ride Leader training is available for Cycling Clubs.

Please contact us for more details.




Bespoke courses: If you don't see what you're looking for give us a call.

Where we train

CycleWithMe is based in Richmond upon Thames, the cycling capital of London, but we will travel. We ask for beginners to come to us as we've found a lovely park, ideal for learning to cycle, with smooth and wide pathways and facilities for anyone who accompanies you. Road safety training is done on the roads you will use, where practicable. Similarly we use roads near to schools and business when we are training their students or employees. When it comes to training for your BIG challenge we ride all over, towards Windsor to the west and the Surrey Hills to the south.

About CycleWithMe

Fiona Tisch

CycleWithMe is run by Fiona Tisch. She is a passionate cyclist and trainer and has always cycled: to school, to clubs, to shops, with friends, to work, with family, getting muddy off-road cycling, on holiday, in the velodrome, essentially cycling everywhere. In amongst all the people she has trained you can include her husband and two children. Before becoming a cycling instructor she worked in international business in central London training adults from all over the world for more than 10 years. And, of course, she commuted from Richmond to central London on her bike, a roundtrip of 21 miles.


Fiona is a fully accredited National Standards Cycling Instructor so she is qualified to provide cycle training to children and adults. She is also a Volunteer Cycling Instructor for London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (LBRUT) and a qualified British Cycling Ride Leader. Fiona's a member of British Cycling and Cycling UK. And, she has a first aid certificate, a clean DBS certificate and full insurance.


All instructors that work with Fiona also have first aid certiciates, a clean DBS and their own insurance.


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