Course code: ICKU402P
Subject area: Engineering
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
25th Mar 2023 - 25th Mar 2023
01235 555 585
This workshop will teach you how to check and maintain your bicycle and to fix the most common problems that arise, to keep you safe when cycling.
In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.
Who is this course for?The workshop is aimed at beginners and offers a hands-on introduction to basic bike maintenance. The tutor will take you through each process step by step with lots of opportunities to ask questions along the way. The workshop will be hands-on, so please wear appropriate clothing as you may get dirty.
What the course will cover:You will need to bring your bicycle with you, together with your bicycle repair kit, which needs to include the following:
• Side cutters• Puncture Repair Kit and Pump• Tyre Levers (if not part of the Puncture Repair Kit)• Adjustable Spanner• Set of Allen Keys• Crosshead Screwdriver
There will be miscellaneous items that can be purchased on the day, maximum £10
On this workshop the following areas of bicycle maintenance will be covered: • Safety checks before setting off on a bike ride. (M check) • How to complete basic bike setup, seat height, lever positions etc • How to check, adjust and replace brake pads and cables. • How to adjust gears and fix common gear issues • Repair or replace chains • Checking wheels and tyres • Replacing a punctured inner tube and repair a puncture It will also provide roadside repair tips to get you home safely should anything go wrong whilst you are out riding.
Course OutcomesYou will be able to undertake safety checks of your bike and perform basic maintenance and repairs to your bike.
Please bring lunch with you.Tea/Coffee are available to make, with a small charge. There is a watercooler on site making it easy to refill your water bottle.Free parking.
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16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20