As well as our regular open workshop sessions, we also run short classes on some more in depth topics.

We wanted to share some of the handouts we use in our classes, and hopefully they'll be useful at home.

Introduction to Essential Bike Maintenance

Level: Beginner

In this workshop we take you through an M-Check, a step-by-step process that helps you check each part of your bike is working as it should be.

M check sheet (pdf)

Drivetrain healthcheck: How to ensure smooth and quiet gear changes

Level: Beginner

Ever wondered why your chain jumps or your gears won’t change? A clean and well maintained drivetrain (that’s the parts of you bike that move it forward: gears, chains, chain rings etc.) is essential for the smooth running of you bike.

Teaching sheet (pdf)

Bearings Primer: Making sure anything that should spin does!

Level: Intermediate

In this course we will cover anything that should spin on your bike!

  • Where are the bearings on a bike?
  • How do they work?
  • Different types of bearings and how to spot them
  • How to maintain key bearings

Teaching sheet (pdf)

Puncture repairs

Learn what causes punctures, how to prevent punctures, and how to fix punctures.

Coming soon