Cyclist (Public service)


  1. Demonstrate that you own or have use of, and have used satisfactorily for at least six months, a cycle, properly equipped and in good working order.
  2. Demonstrate that you can effect simple repairs which might include (chosen at the discretion of the Examiner) Change tyre and inner tube, Mend a puncture, Replace a brake, Adjust a wheel bearing or any part of the machine.
  3. Demonstrate that you know the Highway Code, traffic signals, lighting up times, road signs, the national system of road numbering and are able to read a road map.
  4. Repeat correctly a verbal message after a ride of at least one hour’s duration.

Note: A Scout who has passed the ROSPA Cyclist Proficiency Test automatically qualifies for Part 3 of this badge.