Don’t know your seat stay from your top tube? When someone says cassette, do you think of the 80’s?
Never mind, we’re here to help!
Our workshops are aimed at cyclists who want to know how to carry out maintenance and repairs on their bike, and also gain a better understanding of the mechanical aspects of their ride. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will have the skills and knowledge to better maintain their bike and avoid costly repairs.
What will I learn?
The workshop will cover:
Pre-ride safety checks
Checking and replacing brake pads – rim and disk brake
Brake adjustment and alignment – rim and disk brake
Front and rear gear adjustments
Drive train inspection, including checking your chain, cassette and chain ring for wear
How to replace a tube/tyre
How to repair a punctured tube
Minor headset adjustments
Wheels, spokes and quick-release axles
General cleaning and lubrication
What tools and spares to carry on your ride
What’s included: morning tea and all participants will receive a puncture repair kit.
What to bring: your bike, an Australian Standards approved helmet and a sense of curiosity! Comfortable clothes that can get dirty and a water bottle. We’ll provide the tools and the work stands.
Duration: 3 hours, 09:00 – 12:00.
Cost: $150 per person
Sessions are limited to 4 participants to ensure everyone receives the individual support they require. Our workshops are open to cyclists 13 years and older and usually held on a Saturday morning.
Next workshop dates:
- TBA – contact us if you are interested and we may be able to accommodate a day that suits you.
If you would prefer a weekday, or a Summer evening, please contact us using our web form here and we’ll see if we can work out a time that suits all of us.