Bicycle Maintenance Workshop

This is a Basic Bike Maintenance workshop, suitable for anyone wanting to learn how to keep a bike in good working order. Learn how to fix a puncture, adjust brakes, index gears and lubricate your chain correctly. 

The course is for adults (18 years +). Young adults (16 +) are welcome to join if accompanied by a participating adult. All participants need to bring their own bike to work on.

Please pay for this course immediately. Your place will only be held for 3 days post booking if payment is not made. The course is now £18/pp to avoid no-shows. 


Workshop Syllabus

From 10:30 to 12:45 you will: 

  • M check - Outlining the parts of the bike
  • Wheels: - Removal and replacement
  • Tyres - Removal and replacement
  • Puncture repair - Wheel off Puncture repair - Wheel on
  • Gear Adjustment - Indexing

Lunch: 12:45 to 13:15

From 13:15 to 15:30 you will: 

  • Gears Adjustment - refresh
  • Brakes - Pad replacement / Adjustment
  • Cable and Chain lubrication
  • ‘Knowing your bike’ - Correct tools and simple checks required to keep your bike road worthy.
  • Feedback sheets

NB. This is a hands on course so please bring your own bike to work on and wear suitable clothing. Expect to get your hands dirty!


Sutcliffe Park Sports Centre

Dates & Times

Saturday 3 Aug 2024, 10:30-15:30


£ 18.00 per trainee

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