Learn how to make basic adjustments and repairs to a bike so it's safe to ride.
For those with some knowledge but who want to learn more about specific skills.
Accredited Training Centre providing Bronze, Silver & Gold Velotech courses.
Accredited courses, workshops & training.
Bicycle Recycling has a dedicated Training Room where we deliver workshops and courses, alternatively we can come to you.
There are 3 main types of maintenance course that we offer throughout the year:
Maintenance Courses (3 hours):
Basic Maintenance gives confidence to check a bike is safe to ride, make basic adjustments and repairs e.g. adjust the saddle, swap an inner tube.
Follow-on Maintenance for those that have a basic knowledge and want to learn a bit more e.g. adjust gears and brakes.
Weekend Workshops (2 hours):
One-off events focusing on specific topics e.g. adjusting brakes, tuning gears, fitting and maintaining a chain.
Accredited Velotech Training:
Bicycle Recycling is an accredited Velotech Training Centre. These courses are aimed at the serious enthusiast or someone in, or considering, the cycle trade:
Bronze: complete a Pre-Delivery Inspection
Bronze: able to identify further maintenance
Silver: strip & reassemble bike excl. brakes
Silver: setup components incl. gears & brakes
Gold: competent to swap components
Gold: remove & refit Bottom Bracket & Headset