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Mechanical Training

(Prices shown here are for Haugh Road)

Along side nationally recognised awards like Velotech, The Bike Station offers a wide range of mechanical training programmes, from teaching children the basics to empowering everyday commuters with the skills to keep their bike on the road and avoid heavy workshop bills.There is a class for every ability and the classes are designed to enable a progression to each level.  

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Basic:  Intro to bike maintenance - £25.00 (90 minutes)

  • Suitable for complete beginners and those with rusty knowledge
  • M-check Safety Check on bike, what to look for and how to assess for damage, component wear etc, basic pre-ride safety check. Gear and brake check.
  • Basic bike setup
  • Removing and replacing wheels, use of quick release skewers, tyre inflation and pressure, how to remove brakes
  • Puncture Repair
  • How to clean your bike

Please note - as this is a group session you will be working on OUR bikes during this class, not your own.

DATES – First Saturday of the month 9.30am - 11.00am

July        1st

Aug        5th

Sept       2nd

Oct         7th

Nov        4th

Dec        2nd

Intermediate:  £30.00 (2 hours)

  • How to replace a chain & check for wear.
  • Brake pad check, adjustment and replacement.
  • Gear adjustment – rear and front derailleur adjustment.
  • Cable replacement – gear/brake

Please note - as this is a group session you will be working on OUR bikes during this class, not your own.

DATES - 3rd Saturday of the month 9.30am - 11.30am

Jul           22nd

Aug        26th

Sept       23rd

Oct         28th

Nov        25th

Dec        16th

One to One/Couples Maintenance Classes

Not confident enough to come to a Fix Your Own Bike Session?

Want to work on your own bike with your own personal mechanic guiding you through the process?

Do you have a specific task that you want to learn under supervision?

Our One to One Bike Maintenance Class could be just the thing for you.

Book one of our skilled mechanics for a 60, 90 or 180 minute private session and let them help you to undertake the work or training of your choice.

Cost for Individuals;

£35 for 1st hour. £15/half hour after that.

Cost for Couples;

£55 for 1st hour. £20/half hour after that.

Bike Maintenance Booking Form

Please complete & return to training@thebikestation.org.uk

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