Alongside nationally recognised awards like Velotech, Bike for Good 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. All classes take place at Haugh Road only.

Introductory classes are offered on a first-come-first-served basis and free of charge at Bike for Good Community Hub, you can also join their Facebook to receive relevant information on upcoming dates for classes.


Basic:  Intro to bike maintenance – £30.00 (90 minutes)

  • Suitable for complete beginners and those with rusty knowledge.
  • Bike Safety Check.
  • Component identification.
  • Puncture type identification.
  • Removing and replacing wheels, tyre inflation and pressure.
  • Puncture Repair.

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


Intermediate:  £35.00 (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.

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


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.

 

After choosing your relevant bike maintenance course, please download and complete the booking form and send it back to training@bikeforgood.org.uk

Download Maintenance Class Booking Form

 

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