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Weekend Advanced Bicycle Maintenance Course
Pedallers Arms
Leeds United Kingdom
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Weekend Advanced Bicycle Maintenance Course
This 16 hour course will run 10am-6pm on Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October, it starts with the basics and progresses into advanced bike mechanics; we will be completely servicing a bike over the 2 days. You will have the option of working towards a CTC accreditation in advanced cycle maintenance.

If you have your own bike you can do all the repairs on that so by the end you will have a fully serviced bicycle (service worth at least £90, and now the knowledge & skills to repeat this many times!), or you can use one of our bikes to practise on. If you dont have a bike then we may be able to provide you with one at low cost that you can keep at the end of the course  please get in touch for more info.
NB if your bike is carbon or is worth a lot of money, for insurance reasons (and peace of mind), we may advise you to borrow one of our bikes to carry out the servicing on.

Cost:
The minimum cost price of this course is £100 for 2 days with qualified instructors (CTC Tutor, City & Guilds Level 2 Mechanic), including a budget for basic parts for your bike (brake pads, cables, etc.). We would, however, like to be able to offer subsidised places in the future. If you are able to contribute more than £100 it would be greatly appreciated and would enable us to offer this course to a wider range of people in the future. We are asking for anything up to £150 to help towards subsidising places.

If you wish to gain Cycling UK (CTC) accreditation in Advanced Cycle Maintenance, there will be a further £16.20 charge that goes directly to Cycling UK for certificate and administration costs.


Guideline Course Content for 16 hour:

   Personal safety, tool and chemical handling
   Tools, lubricants and aids
   Degrease, clean and lubricate
   Pre-ride equipment check
   Righty tighty and how tight is tight?  the torque wrench
   Brakes  cable adjustment & replacement, brake pad adjustment and replacement
   Gears  indexing, cable adjustment & replacement, limit adjustment, lubrication, problem solving
   Transmission  chain repair and replacement, chainset, pedal, chainring and bottom bracket removal, service, and replacement, cassette/freewheel removal and replacement
   Headset  A-head or quill stem adjustment, strip, lube and refit
   Wheels  punctures, wheel truing, wheel hub servicing,
   Emergency repairs  what to do when.
   Lubrication  all items stripped and replaced through the course
   Wear and tear  managing your bike and extending component life

Please note that this course does not cover suspension maintenance, hydraulic servicing, headset pressing, or frame / thread facing or cutting


We will confirm 14 days before the event that the course is going ahead, we reserve the right to cancel the event if there are not enough attendees - in this case you will be refunded or given a place on the next course.

If you are no longer able to attend, we regret that we can only refund your place if we or you are able to fill the place with someone else

Access: the workshop is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up one flight of stairs. There is free car parking outside the workshop.

Location

Pedallers Arms (View)
37 Mabgate Green
Leeds LS9 7DS
United Kingdom


Categories

Education > Workshops
Sports > Cycling

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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