Business At A Glance
Bicycle Safety Courses
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Thousands of children are seriously injuredeach year as a result of bicycling accidents. Most of these accidentsand injuries could have been avoided had the children and parentsattended a cycling safety instruction course.
Here is your opportunityto not only start your own business, but also provide a service thatcan help prevent needless cycling accidents involving children. Abicycle safety instruction service can be initiated on a shoestringbudget and operated on a year-round basis using all of the latestbicycling safety methods and equipment.
The total investment cost toget you going will be under a $1,000 including marketing andpromotional material, as well as bicycle safety equipment. In terms ofan operating location, a roped off section of a mall parking lot wouldbe ideal in the summer, and an indoor school gymnasium or a recreationcenter would be great for wintertime classes. In both cases you will berequired to get permission and possibly pay a small amount of rent.Also incorporate bicycle repairs and maintenance tips into your cyclingsafety course as this can be used as a terrific marketing tool.