Bike maintenance - basic and hands-on

This is a new one-day course on basic bike maintenance,  The aim is to give you the knowledge and confidence to successfully diagnose and repair faults so that you can get the most out of your bike.   Could be of use to triathletes.


  • introduction on bike types, tools,equipment and terminology
  •  general safety inspection of the bike
  •  removal of wheels
  • puncture repair
  •  tube replacement
  •  tyre replacement
  •  tyre pressure
  • brake adjustment, pad & cable renewal
  • gear adjustment & cable renewal
  • cleaning your bike, grease and lube
  • pedal types, removal and attachment, shoes
  •  bearing adjustment (wheel & headset)
  •  chain stretch, wear, replacement along with rings and sprockets
  •  bar tape / grips renewal
  •  bike fit / positioning 
  • wheel truing


Graeme Knott
Sunday, 15 November, 2015

Times10 - 5


What to Bring

  • A bike - an old one is better than a new one
  • Allen keys
  • A work stand if you have one
  • Overalls/old clothes
  • Strong shoes