Learn how?to fix and maintain your bike, available for beginners, intermediate or specialist bikes. A full-day course.
WHAT’S THIS ALL ABOUT?
If you own a bike, then sad to say, you will need to learn how to mend a puncture. Are you a stranger to an allen key? Can you balance a brake caliper? Are you whizz with an oil can? Can you lubricate your parts? If the answer to the above is yes, no, no and which parts? Then you need a lesson from the experts. Knowledge is all, and once you become ?Dr Bike? your cycle will thank you for it. You will be a safer more confident road user and ensure that your bike is a pleasure to ride.
WHAT WILL I BE LEARNING?
No excuses now. Depending on your cycle savvie you can choose between?two different levels of experience.
THE ALL IMPORTANT DETAILS
This is an adult class, open to those over 16.?
Location is the famous VeloPark in Lee Valley.
Starts 10am – 4pm and runs once a month on a Saturday.
You or your recipient can choose?which course is suitable on choosing your date
Our partners, Bikeworks CIC, is a social enterprise. Their profits fund socially impactful work – you’ll be giving back while you learn!
Beginners Course Covers:
Roadside puncture repair ? removal of wheel and tyre
M-Check (learning how to check that major components are safe and roadworthy, making minor adjustments)
Removal and refitting of brake blocks, balancing brake calipers
Adjusting brake cable tension
Preventative care e.g. how to clean and lubricate your bike parts
Intermediate Course Covers:
An in-depth look at brakes (cables, maintenance)
Setting up gears
Derailleur limit screws demonstration
Principles of adjusting derailleur (front and rear) also known as indexing
Basic wheel truing
HOW DOES IT WORK?
All you have to do is pay for the gift experience you wish to purchase. We?ll send a voucher including booking information to you or directly to the recipient. You or your recipient needs to check the information on the voucher and book your experience date.?We ask that the voucher is registered in?6 months and booked on a date within 12 months of purchase.