Come along to one of our evening bike maintenance classes and learn new skills

We run a number of courses on bicycle maintenance and repair; places on these courses are £20 for a 2 hour class. Places are limited to 4 people so you will get proper individual attention from the mechanic. Bring your own bike along to work on.

 

Evening Courses, Mondays from 6pm-8pm

Check the booking calendar for availability

 

 

 

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ESSENTIAL SKILLS

how to check your bike and make adjustments, what to wear & take, induction to the workshop and bike fit.

BASIC WHEELS

taking a wheel in and out, fixing a puncture, using a pump, tyres, tubes, pressures

BASIC BRAKES

how they work, different types, barrel adjusters, troubleshooting your brakes and replacing brake blocks


BASIC GEARS

how to use gears, how they work, how to spot if they are worn, mending a chain, where to clean and what with

ADVANCED WHEELS

truing a buckle, servicing a hub bearings, replacing a spoke

ADVANCED BRAKES

servicing brake arms, callipers and barrel adjusters, replacing cables, servicing hydraulic disk brakes.


ADVANCED GEARS

 removing cranks , replacing a casette, indexing gears and barrel adjusters, gear cable replacement, mech hanger alignment

HEADSETS and BOTTOM BRACKETS

Replacing and servicing threadless and threaded headsets, replacing and servicing bottom brackets

WHEELBUILDING

learn the dark arts of building wheels over two evenings. spoke sizing, wheel theory, lacing and tensioning a 3 cross wheel.